Be aware of Chitosan and other supplements



Chitosan is a kind of sugar that comes from the outer shell of crabs, shrimps and lobsters. Although there is not enough evidence being found that this element can consistently help individuals to lose weight, but some studies show that chitosan can protect you from storing cholesterol and fats in the body. It usually doesn’t make any side effects in human body. But few people claim that chitosan can lead the way to upset stomach. In addition to that, in some cases, it could be allergic as well.




Chromium Picolinate


Chromium picolinate is a supplement which can enhance the insulin erection inside the body. Thereby, produced insulin can easily transform the foods into energy and it can reduce the fluctuation in blood sugar level.


Moreover, it can reduce the appetite for taking foods and help to burn more calories from the body alongside. Thus an individual can burn the better amount of fat from the body in return. Chromium picolinate also causes some side effects. These are likely-


  • Headache
  • Irritability
  • Insomnia etc.


Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA)


Fatty acid consisting element named as linoleic acid is the major element of these supplements. Some studies show that it can help to curb the body fat. In addition to that, it also helps people to feel fuller in the stomach. But the impression from the health specialists about its impact on the human body is mixed and contradictory as well.


However, long-term usage of these supplements can raise the insulin resistance inside the body. Thereby the possibilities affected by type-2 diabetes enhance as a result. It also fails to maintain the cholesterol level.


Some common side effect of CLA-


  • Nausea
  • Upset stomach
  • Fatigue