Synergistic Connective Tissue Support
Detailed human studies on orally administered Glucosamine show an absorption rate as high as 98%. Once absorbed, it then travels primarily to joint tissues, where it is incorporated in the connective tissue matrix of cartilage, ligaments, and tendons. Key ingredients of the joint health formula include Glucosamine, MSM, Sea Cucumber, Quercetin Chalcone, Grape Seed Extract, and Turmeric Plus Synergistic Nutrients.
• Quercetin Chalcone is extremely well absorbed in the body.
• Bioperine, a black pepper extract, enhances nutrient absorption by 30-60% enhancing the effectiveness of the overall product.
MSM is a natural source of sulfur, a mineral element critical to the normal function and structure of the human bodyand is a raw material for the protein and connective tissueand is a pain reducing agent.
Sea Cucumber or Beche de Mer, a marine animal, is highly regarded as a food and for its medicinal properties for people with chronic joint pain as well as tendonitis, bursitis, ligament stress to name just a few. Sea Cucumber contains approximately 20% chondroitin sulfates, substances known to support the formation of connective tissues of the body. Several studies conducted in the US and Australia over the last 10 years have demonstrated to show efficacy in the treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, and in fact, consider sea cucumber to be a break through treatment for arthritic conditions.
Quercetin helps control inflammation.
Turmeric is a well-known anti-inflammatory herb useful for those with arthritic conditions.
Grape seed extract acts as a connective tissue strengthener that can prevent the enzymatic breakdown of structural support tissue and reduces inflammation.
Selenium helps to reduce inflammation and free-radical damage of the body.
Vitamin D studies have shown that most people are not getting a sufficient amount of this vitamin for bone formation.
Suggested Use: 3 capsules 2 times daily with meals
Pathway Joint Health is a great product with good quantities of the appropriate elements. Pathway products also are reasonably priced, compared to similar products from other brands.