Glucosamine: what am I looking for?

Many glucosamine products sold on the shelves don’t give the consumer what they need. In the USA, these supplements are not regulated by the FDA, and the amount of effective ingredient cannot be verified. There is some conjecture over the most effective dose, and some supplements simply will not provide the benefit intended. Firstly, you […]

GAIT Study

The recent GAIT study (Glucosamine/Chondroitin Arthritis Intervention Trial) checked out whether glucosamine supplementation would help pain and symptoms associated with osteoarthritis. The answer is yes. For people with moderate to severe joint pain, glucosamine was just as effective as anti inflammatory drugs in reducing pain and symptoms. People in the States are realising what the […]

What is Glucosamine?

Glucosamine is a popular supplement used by many people who suffer from osteoarthritis. It’s made naturally in the body and is found in healthy cartilage. As we age, glucosamine production dwindles. Glucosamine is often combined with chondroitin, together these two aid in joint pain, inflammation and cartilage regeneration. This is just a little snippet on […]