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Glucosamine & Chondroitin

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  • Helps to keep the joints healthy
  • The most available form of glucosamine!
  • The most efficient form of chondroitin!
  • Helps to keep the knees and bones healthy
  • Improves the flexibility and mobility of joints
  • Plays a role in connective tissue functioning
  • Responsible for the health of ligaments and tendons!

Now Foods Extra Strength Glucosamine & Chondroitin is a universal formula which contains a mixture of two tested components: glucosamine and chondroitin. Both components occur in the form of sulphates, that is the best absorbable forms.

Glucosamine is an amino sugar which occurs naturally in the organism. It is a substance responsible for joint regeneration and rebuilding new, healthy cartilage. It participates in proteoglycan synthesis (structural substances in joint cartilage), which enables the strengthening or even regenerating joints with lesions. Although there are two forms of glucosamine in the organism, it can be obtained from four sources: glucosamine hydrochloride, glucosamine hydroiodide, N-acetylglucosamine and the common glucosamine sulphate. A natural source of glucosamine are crayfish, shrimps, crabs, bivalves.

The greatest therapeutic value can be found in glucosamine sulphate, as it is characterised by great bioavailability (89% of the active substance reaches the circulatory system). Glucosamine is worth taking in the times of intensive physical effort, increased joint strain, in the period of faster aging processes or by overweight people.

With time, the organism produces less and less glucosamine which makes us susceptible to the negative effects of its deficiency. Sportspeople are a group of particularly high risk. If you have too little glucosamine, you will quickly notice that your joints do not work properly.

Glucosamine's task is preventing sports injuries and protecting, supporting and regenerating your joints. It is also of great use in post-traumatic conditions, preventing osteoporosis, in a diet poor in calcium and in competitive sports, where joints are particularly exposed to injuries and degeneration.

Oral administration of glucosamine and chondroitin sulphates reduces the symptoms of the osteoarthritis of the knee. Using glucosamine sulphate inhibits the narrowing of articular space.

In vitro studies on glucosamine have shown that it has anabolic and anti-inflammatory properties.

Chondroitin is the main and a necessary component of cartilage mass and a magnet for fluids, responsible for tissue flexibility. The substance is endogenic, which means that it is produced by the organism. It is found mostly in joint cartilage. Apart from that, it supports the regeneration of cartilage, which does not contain blood vessels and is only nourished by synovial fluid.

Chondroitin deficiency leads to insufficient amount of necessary nutrients in the cartilage and, as a result, damaged and degenerated cells, unable to regenerate after everyday effort later on. Losing its flexibility, the basic cartilage mass loses the ability to absorb hits. It causes continual cartilage degeneration and contributes to the development of osteoarthritis. The greatest efficiency of chondroitin was observed in the form of a sulphate. The compound is crucial because of its participation in eliminating the feeling of friction between articular surfaces.

According to recommendations by the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) and the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI), chondroitin has a medium-strong to strong effect on reducing pain and increasing joint functions. It has also been proven that chondroitin's efficiency is dependent on the presence and concentration of hyaluronic acid.

Published in 2014, the results of the LEGS experiment showed that within two years of studies, the combination of glucosamine and chondroitin sulphates significantly reduced the frequency of articular space narrowing as compared to placebo.

It was demonstrated that taking glucosamine together with chondroitin is much more efficient than using glucosamine alone.

To sum up, Now Foods Extra Strength Glucosamine & Chondroitin is a perfect supplement for people who have problems with joints. The supplement is also recommended for sportspeople who strain their organisms, as well as for those who experience negative effects connected with the deficiency of those components. The mixture of glucosamine and chondroitin is a great support in fighting osteoarthrosis. 

Product name:Glucosamine & Chondroitin    
Container size: 60 tablets
Serving size: 2 tablets
Servings per container: 30
Supplement facts: per portion (2 tablets) amount %DV
Glucosamine Sulfate (from Glucosamine Potassium Sulfate Complex) 1500 mg -
Chondroitin Sodium Sulfate (from Bovine Cartilage) 1200 mg -

Take 2 tablets daily.

Now Foods is a company with years of experience in the industry that offers a wide range of nutrients and dietary supplements. Brand is known for its high-quality products designed for hair and nails and supplements supporting the immune system. The offer includes the antioxidant supplements, antibacterial supplements, reducing appetite supplements, products supporting the reduction of body fat and improving digestion. All products are made from natural ingredients.