Fat binding relates to a method for treating obesity by removing fat from the body prior to digestion, with no side effects. Sometimes referred to as a “fat magnet”, a fat binder causes weight loss by binding with fats in the stomach, and preventing them from being digested, absorbed into your bloodstream and stored in the body.
After a meal, fat materials floats on the surface of the stomach. The fat binder interacts with food lipids in the upper part of the stomach and it binds with these fats immediately to form a fluid gel around them. This makes the fats complex too large to be absorbed by our body. They cannot be absorbed into the small intestine and they are eliminated naturally and harmlessly through the gastric system. This natural process helps reducing the amount of fat and calories from the food that stays in your body.