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Chitosan for overweight or obesity.

Abstract:

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 electronic databases (MEDLINE, EMBASE, BIOSIS, CINAHL, The Cochrane Library), specialised web sites (Controlled Trials, IBIDS, SIGLE, Reuter's Heal...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
Dunshea-Mooij, CA More by this author
Rodgers, A More by this author
Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Issue:
3
Pages:
CD003892
Publication date:
2008
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EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:b96e1563-419e-4186-a5a1-b43134e5d802
Source identifiers:
292921
Local pid:
pubs:292921

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