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Chitosan: Chitosan is a natural substance found in the shells of shellfish. Chitosan is claimed to bind to fat during human digestion and prevents fat from being absorbed into the body. Chitosan is available in supplements.

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Beneficial For Conditions: Chitosan

Adequate amounts of Chitosan are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Preventative For Conditions: Chitosan

Adequate amounts of Chitosan are claimed to be potentially preventative for:

Toxicity/Overdose Risks For Supplement Or Excessive Intake: Chitosan

Excessive intake of Chitosan may involve the following risks:

  • Not for use in people who have seafood or shellfish allergies
  • Not for use during pregnancy or lactation
  • Possible allergic reaction in some people
  • Possible serious interactions with other supplements and medications
  • Consult with your healthcare providers before using any supplements, herbal remedies, and alternative therapies

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