Chitosan is a polysaccharide obtained from crustaceans carapace chitin. It is classed as a dietary fibre. Reduces the digestibility of fat. Like other fibres, it fills the stomach and fives a feeling of satiety. The supplement is used in the slimming diets. Available as mono-preparations and multicomponent supplements containing fat-soluble vitamins (such as A, D, K).
Dosage: 500-1000 mg for approx. half an hour before the main meal, washed down with plenty of water.