Glucosamine Sulfate 750 mg, 120 Capsules, NOW Foods
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Glucosamine is an amino sugar derived from the chitin of shellfish. Glucosamine
is utilized by the body to support healthy joint structures.
What is glucosamine?
Glucosamine is composed of glucose and glutamine (an amino acid). It is utilized
by chondrocytes to form glycosaminoglycans (GSG's) and proteoglycans. Both of
these constituents attract and bind water into cartilage, increasing resiliency.
How is glucosamine manufactured?
Glucosamine is supplied mostly by China. The shells of shrimp and crabs have
their proteins and minerals removed producing Chitin or poly N-acetylglucosamine.
Manufacturers use acid with a depolymerizing and deacetylating process to produce
glucosamine hydrochloride or glucosamine sulfate.
Serving Size: 2 capsules
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Potassium (as Potassium Chloride) 245 mg 6%
Glucosamine Sulfate (from Glucosamine Potassium Sulfate Complex) 1.5 g (1,500
Free of: yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, sodium, fillers.
As a dietary supplement, take 2 Glucosamine Sulfate capsules 1 to 2 times daily
with meals or on an empty stomach.
Other Ingredients: Gelatin (capsule) and Magnesium Stearate
Warnings: Persons with a known allergy to shellfish should not use Glucosamine
Disclaimer: This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. This product does not contain prescription ingredients.
NOW Foods, Glucosamine Sulfate 750 mg, 120 Capsules