A unique and natural source of fiber, Chitosan has the amazing ability to bind to fats and cholesterol, encapsulating them before they can be absorbed by the body. Chitosan can trap as much as seven times its weight in fat. Studies have shown that Chitosan can effectively lower serum cholesterol levels. Chitosan not only lowers harmful LDL and VLDL levels, but it also raises beneficial HDL levels. Supplies 500 mg Chitosan in each Capsule.