Derive from chitin, an amino polysaccharide fiber found in the shells of crawfish, lobster, and other shellfish. Chitosan (Absorbitol) is a fiber-like product helpful for weight loss, weight management programs and diabetic problems. Elite Chitosan make eat Block it helps prevent the metabolism of fats and decreases cholesterol absorption. Chitosan Formula helps prevent the absorption of fats into the digestive system. The proper functioning of the intestinal tract depends upon the presence of adequate dietary fiber. Only Elite Chitosan provides a balance of crude and dietary fiber from natural sources, helping to maintain a healthy intestinal tract, while reducing the intake of fats into the body. This statement hasn't been evaluated by FDA; this products isn't intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Each capsule contains 400 mg Chitosan (92% Deacetylated) Adults take 3-4 capsules with 8 ounces of water three times daily on an empty stomach, 20 minutes before a meal or as directed by your health care practitioner.