Support for Joint Function and Joint Mobility

Glucosamine Background and Benefits

Glucosamine is a major component of joint cartilage and is also found in the synovial fluid around our joints. It plays a vital role in supporting support cartilage and joint function and has also been shown to help support the elasticity and integrity of the connective tissue around joints.


  • Naturally Sourced - High levels of glucosamine are found in shellfish.
  • Supports - Glucosamine has been shown to support healthy inflammation management.
  • Recovery - May help support the body’s natural recovery processes from sports or exercise activities.

Glucosamine may also support back and spinal health, as well as joint function. It is a good option to support healthy inflammation management.

Uses of Glucosamine

Glucosamine helps to support cartilage health and function. Cartilage is a flexible, tough connective tissue that functions as a padding or cushion for bones and joints. Long-term use may alleviate discomfort associated with swollen joints and cartilage wear.

Cartilage Health

Glucosamine supports healthy levels of collagen and proteoglycans necessary for cartilage growth and function.

Tissue Health

Glucosamine helps support the health and function of the body’s connective tissue.

Joint Health

Glucosamine supports healthy joint function and mobility while helping to soothe joint discomfort.

Signs You May Need Glucosamine

Glucosamine may be beneficial for individuals who have experienced wear and tear on their joints due to the natural aging process.

It is also useful for those undergoing strenuous exercise regimes that put pressure on the joints, such as marathon runners, or weightlifters.

Synonyms and Similar Forms of Glucosamine

N-Acetyl D- Glucosamine, N-Acetyl Glucosamine, Glucosamine sulfate, Glucosamine hydrochloride

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