How Chitosan interacts with Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Potential/Theoritical

This nutrient decreases the absorption of fat-soluble nutrients, such as EPA, from the digestive tract. It is recommended not to take these agents at the same time. Supplementation with the affected nutrient may be necessary. (1)


  1. View Abstract: Deuchi K, Kanauchi O, Shizukuishi M, Kobayashi E. Continuous and Massive Intake of Chitosan Affects Mineral and Fat-soluble Vitamin Status in Rats Fed on a High-fat Diet. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. Jul1995;59(7):1211-6.