Christel Ae Dunshea-Mooij

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BACKGROUND Chitosan, a deacetylated chitin, is a dietary supplement reported to decrease body weight. It is widely available over the counter worldwide and although evaluated in a number of trials its efficacy remains in dispute. OBJECTIVES To assess the effects of chitosan as a treatment for overweight and obesity. SEARCH STRATEGY We searched(More)
This article aims to determine whether chitosan, a popular, over-the-counter, weight loss supplement, is an effective treatment for overweight and obesity. It is designed as a systematic review of randomized controlled trials. The data sources include the electronic databases Medline, EMBASE, Biosis, CINAHL and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials(More)
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