Chitosan Diet: The Super Fat Blocker that lets you eat fat without storing it

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Chitosan Fat Absorber: The super fiber that lets you eat fat without your body absorbing it

Chitosan Weight Loss Diet Plan: The Super Fat Blocker

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Scientists have discovered a fibrous component of shellfish that actually prevents fat from being absorbed by the body. And even though its chemical properties act as powerfully as a weight loss drug, decades of research have verified its safety.

The 'super-fiber' that lets you eat fat without storing it, leading to weight loss.

Called Chitosan, this form of fiber is one of the most abundant polysaccharides (a type of carbohydrate) on the planet. And while this fat blocker is found in everyday foods, including bananas, mushrooms and grains, the richest sources are the shells of crabs, shrimp and other crustaceans.

Researchers have discovered that when chitosan is extracted from these high-density sources and ground into a fine powder, it acquires a strong positive charge. Fats are negatively charged, so they bind to any chitosan in the digestive tract, explains research scientist and nutritionist Linda Meltzer, C.N. The beauty of this is that since the body can't absorb chitosan, any fats that lock onto it are automatically excreted, too, she says.

Chitosan: the Fat Absorber is proven to be safe and speedy.

In a six-month study led by Barbara Zahorska-Markiewicz, M.D., Ph.D., of the Silesian University School of Medicine in Katowice, Poland, women taking 4,500 mg of this fat blocker daily lost 31 percent more weight (35 pounds on average) than those taking a placebo. And subjects in a study at ARS Medicina in Helsinki, Finland, who took chitosan lost up to 8 percent of their body weight in the first month (5 pounds in the first week!).

The health benefits of Chitosan.

Researchers at Finland's University of Tampere Medical School and elsewhere have discovered that the health perks of supplementing with (3,000 mg of) chitosan daily extend far beyond weight loss.
-15% drop in LDL (bad) cholesterol
-8% drop in body weight in one month
-6% drop in total cholesterol

Strategies that turn this natural fat absorber extract into a metabolically active fat-trapping superstar:

The three keys to Weight Loss with Chitosan!

When it comes to non vitamin supplements, chitosan is one of the most researched on the market. In study after study its safety has been verified, and in animal research, it consistently has facilitated dramatic weight loss. But in human trials, the outcomes are less reliable. Some show amazing benefits, while others have concluded that, despite chitosan's ability to trap fat, its weight-loss potential is too slow-acting to be worthwhile. Fortunately, scientists continue to investigate chitosan, reviewing the research to determine the variables that may cause it to fail- and discover the strategies that ensure weight loss success. Here, the findings that will make you lose weight fast!

Skip the salt.Low-salt foods help chitosan trap more fat. The bond between chitosan and fat is strong, but laboratory studies suggest it can be broken by salt, which neutralizer their opposing positive and negative charges, says Meltzer. That means a high-salt diet can sabotage chitosan's ability to bind and flush fat from the body, she adds. But since 80 percent oft the salt women consume daily comes from processed foods, it can be tough to weed it out of the diet. To cut back, opt for foods labeled 'low-sodium' or 'unsalted' when possible (they contain no more than 140 mg of sodium per serving), aiming for a total of 2,300 mg of sodium or less daily.

Supplement consistently. Targeted dosing speeds weight loss. The minimum amount of chitosan needed to lose a significant amount of weight is 3,000 mg daily, research at The University of Auckland in New Zealand revealed. Yet in some studies, scientists gave subjects as little as 250 mg of chitosan daily, which produced a mediocre outcome. For best weight loss results, take 1,000 mg of chitosan 10 to 30 minutes before meals.

Go easy on super-fatty foods. It's fine to enjoy sweets in moderation. When looking into the psychological aspects of why some studies fail, experts at Singapore General Hospital discovered that people taking chitosan subconsciously allow themselves to eat more fat. But when fat intake exceeds chitosan levels, either weight stabilizes or weight loss continues at a rate too slow to be considered statistically significant. This helps explain why animal studies are so successful- scientists can rigidly control food intake, so overeating is not an issue.

Addicted to carbs? Opt for this instead of chitosan. Chitosan traps fat, so it is especially helpful for fatty-food lovers. But for women who crave pasta, potatoes and bread, a better bet might be white kidney bean extract (marketed as Phase 2). This natural compound cuts absorption of starchy carbs by 66 percent, helping women more than double their weekly weight loss, according to studies at Pennsylvania's University of Scranton and elsewhere. It works by neutralizing the digestive enzyme alpha-amylase before it can convert starch into body fat. Try Starch Away available at drugstores.

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Chitosan Diet: A Sample Meal Plan to speed your Weight Loss!


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