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Glucosamine is a natural constituent of healthy cartilage and synovial fluid in the joints of the body. It is derived from glucose and the amino acid glutamine, and as we age we tend to produce less.
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Glucosamine Info

Glucosamine is a natural constituent of healthy cartilage and synovial fluid in the joints of the body. It is derived from glucose and the amino acid glutamine, and as we age we tend to produce less. Our bodies use glucosamine to build and repair cartilage, tendons, ligaments, synovial fluid and other tissues.

Glucosamine Benefits

We need glucosamine primarily for the healthy structure, strength and shock absorbing functions of our joints. Although glucosamine is produced by our bodies, our capacity to do this diminishes with age.

Glucosamine provides the raw material for our bodies to maintain and repair the components critical for healthy joint mobility and function. It is a beneficial therapeutic supplement in osteoarthritis, a degenerative disease of the joints of the body.

Glucosamine Side Effects

Glucosamine sulphate is in a different category to sulphur drugs and sulphate-containing foods, and will not cause a reaction in people with sulphate allergies. Because glucosamine is usually sourced from shellfish shells, people with shellfish allergies should naturally avoid these products. A vegetarian supplement is available (manufactured using no animal product). People with unstable blood sugar conditions are advised to consult a health practitioner before taking a glucosamine supplement.

Product Reviews

  • Great product and has helped keep me running

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    I take 1 morning and night and it has helped me keep running since 2009 when My knee became really sore. I was under a specialist and going to surgery but my specialist suggested we wait for three months and I havent been back.
    This plus good running shoes has seen me keep running half marathons.
    I did try a pill a few years earlier but it affected my stomach. These do not have any side affects for me

    Vern

    27/03/17

  • Fantastic for older pets with mobility issues

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    Got this the first time and used it until finished, didn't get more any for a week or so, to see if it really was making a difference. And boy had it it been. Our 13yo dog was starting to look stiff in her joints again, got some more and was was better again in a matter of days, don't let it run out now.

    Sharon

    26/03/17

  • Sanderson Glucosamine & Chondroitin with Cofactors

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    Great product for arthritis, definitely helps the joints move better.
    Find myself with less stiffness and more mobility.
    Great value for money. Way cheaper than going to shops. Great service from health post, fast delivery time.
    Very happy with product. Gone from two tablets to one tablet a day over a matter of months.
    Definitely recommend to others to give it a try.

    Carol

    15/03/17

Wellness Blog

  • Glucosamine for Joint Health

    Glucosamine is an aminated sugar produced in the body from glucose and the amino acid glutamine as part of a normal metabolic process of carbohydrate taken in our diet.  The amount we produce in our […]

  • Glucosamine & Chondroitin for Joint Care

    Glucosamine is a natural constituent of healthy cartilage and synovial fluid in the joints of the body. It is derived from glucose and the amino acid glutamine, and as we age we tend to produce […]

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