According to the research, chitosan possesses a unique ability to bind fats in the stomach thus preventing their absorption by the body. Scientists suggest that this characteristic is related to the strong magnetic charge of the substance, which allows attracting and binding the negatively charged fats. The most common use of chitosan is associated with healthy weight loss and the process of cholesterol balance.
If used topically, it can help in treatment and recovery after skin grafting
There are studies, which use chitosan as part of some medical wound bandages