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Archive for September 26th, 2012

Joint Supplement

September 26, 2012

 

There are several important factors to consider when choosing a joint supplement:

1.  Look closely at products that encourage “the same dose for everyone” approach.  Bodies absorb nutrients differently depending on age, weight, and how bad the arthritis is.

2.  The quality of ingredients is more important than the quantity.

3.  Joint supplements usually take weeks to start working not days – so be patient and consistent.

4.  Be sure the supplement contains what your joints need.

5.  Is the supplement a pain reliever or is formulated to help your cartilage defend itself against knee osteoarthritis?

6.  Where is the supplement manufactured?  The supplement you take needs to be manufactured as if it were a pharmaceutical, in an FDA registered lab.  If this information isn’t readily available on the supplement you are looking at then it probably is mixed together in an unregistered site.

7.  Read the label.  Know what you are taking.