Glucosamine Sulfate (Sulphate) is an antioxidant that occurs naturally in all tissues. It is vitally important for the protection and maintenance of cartilage for two reasons. Firstly, because it is the main component of the connective tissue. Secondly, because it assists in the process of transporting sulphur, which is another main component of cartilage, into the tissue.
As we age we lose our ability to produce sufficient amounts of glucosamine, which may result in joint deterioration and the onset of arthritis symptoms. Glucosamine is necessary for the construction and maintenance of virtually all connective tissues and lubricating fluids in the body. Glucosamine sulfate contains the sulfur needed to build and repair cartilage.
Glucosamine (Sulphate) Sulfate 750mg.
Other Ingredients: Rice flour, gelatin, magnesium stearate and silica.
ALLERGEN NOTE: Do not take if you are allergic to shellfish. Also, if you are taking a diuretic it may reduces the effectiveness of this supplement, so to compensate you may need to increase the dosage. Contains crustacean shellfish (crab and shrimp).
Take one capsule daily or as directed by a health professional.
Do not exceed the recommended daily dose. Keep out of reach of young children. Nutritional supplements should not replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Children, pregnant women and women who are breastfeeding, should consult their doctor before use. Check with simultaneous intake of medicines. No long-term use without professional advice.
Store in a cool dry place.
If you are diabetic please consult with your doctor as glucosamine can alter blood sugar levels.
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