What is Glucosamine?
Glucosamine is a natural structural component of connective tissues, which include the tendons, bones and cartilage. It is regularly referred to the 'building block for joints & cartilage'.
What are the benefits of taking Glucosamine?
Clinical studies have found that glucosamine supplements do result in a small but significant reduction in the rate of joint space narrowing (a measure of cartilage degeneration) but only after at least 6 months of continued use.
What is Boswellia Serrata resin extract?
Boswellia is the gum resin from a tree and is used widely in traditional health methods such as Ayurveda. You may know it by its common name, Frankincense.
What is Boswellia used for?
One of the main traditional uses of Boswellia is pain maintenance and a number of studies have been conducted over the past few decades confirming its benefits. A recent high quality review of 49 clinical studies in which various herbal Supplements were tested in people with joint problems found that a high potency extract from Boswellia serrata resin was most effective, and it worked unusually fast.
What foods cause inflammation?
Certain foods increase inflammation and pain while others can decrease it. The key to eating an anti-inflammatory diet is in increasing the consumption of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices, fish, legumes, poultry, Nuts, fibre and healthy fats while decreasing the consumption of fried food, refined grains, Sugar, red and processed meats. In a study of people aged 19-70 with arthritis a vegan, whole-food diet resulted in a significant reduction in pain compared to an ordinary western diet, with statistically significant pain reduction seen as early as 2 weeks.