Want to lose weight or control our body shape, but somehow oily food is inevitable. No matter how hard we try, it seems like nowadays diet and lifestyle couldn’t get rid of oily food! Hotpot during a chilly night, quick bites accompanying beer, and greasy western food, are clearly our guilty pleasure. What’s one ingredient to help us stay in shape and deal with excess oil in our body? It’s Chitosan. You might heard of African mango, white kidney beans, CLA, garcinia cambogia, etc., so now, let’s get to know this oil dealer!
What is chitosan?
Chitosan is a functional food containing chitin and chitosan, ingredients extracted from the fiber of seafood. Chitin is a polysaccharide extracted from shells of crustaceans, such as crab that has 30% of chitin, protein, and calcium carbonate. To extract pure chitin, dilution in alkali to remove protein and acid to remove calcium carbonate is needed.
Get to know Chitosan advantages
So basically, chitosan binds with oil and fat, and since that Chitosan can hardly be digested, with it binding with oil and fat, it prevents the oil and fat from being absorbed by our body too, which leads to
● Digestive tract health enhancement
● Blocking oil absorption to boost weight loss
Of course, efficient ideal body maintenance comes from a set of diet, work-out, and healthy eating habits, but Chitosan is a good ingredient to aid this process!
Who is recommended for chitosan consumption?
● Those who love fried food
● Middle-aged people
● Millennials and Gen Z with fast-food eating habit
● Those who want to maintain a fit body
● Chitosan contains crustaceans product, which is an allergen. Not suitable for those with crustaceans product allergy.
● People with a certain medical conditions, please consult with the doctor before consumption.
● Chitosan is not recommended for pregnant, breastfeeding women, and infants
Q: So basically what is the benefit of consuming chitosan?
A: Decreasing oil absorption, aid in weight loss, reducing the burden to our body when we eat too much oily food
Q: How to consume BHK’s Chitosan?
A: Take 1 capsule of chitosan, 3 times a day 5 minutes before meal. When about to eat a heavy meal, 2 capsules before meal supplementation is recommended for enhanced supplementation. Consumption above 4 capsules a day is not recommended.
Q: Is there anything that we have to pay attention about before consuming?
A: It is not recommended for those with seafood allergies.
: Should not be consumed together with other oil-based supplementation (such as fish oil, evening primrose oil, lutein, linseed oil, sea buckthorn oil, etc.) It is recommended to at least be separated accordingly to mealtime.
Q: At what age can we start Chitosan supplementation?
A: 12 and above