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Joint Care: Do Supplements Really Work?

We all know that 30-minutes a day of heart-raising exercise, limiting alcohol and eating a balanced diet can help towards living a healthy lifestyle. As we work towards fulfilling this goal, keeping your joints well-oiled is a must, especially as we get older, suffer from inflammation and/or cartilage damage.

How do I achieve healthy joints?

Knees, hips and shoulders are key to joint mobility, and can be supported with natural products manufactured to specifically help joint health.

Glucosamine and chondroitin are natural substances found in the body, particularly in the joints and cartilage. They're often taken in supplement form to support joint health and reduce joint pain and stiffness. Glucosamine is an amino sugar which is a natural part of the cartilage, which acts as a cushion for your joints.

person holding painful knee joint

What exercise is best for healthy joints?

Carrying out physical exercise depends on your fitness ability and level of discomfort if you suffer from joint pain. We recommend you seek expert advice before undertaking any type of fitness, especially if you are recovering from surgery or replacement of any joints.

Maintaining a natural lifestyle and incorporating movement is key to a lifetime of joint health. Here are three easy ways to stay mobile:

  1. Aerobic exercise - which is easy on the joints like walking, swimming and cycling
  2. Weight-lifting - for building muscle mass and bone density
  3. Stretching - to prevent stiffness oil your joints with your body’s natural fluids, try yoga and pilates to achieve this

Also know when to time out - it’s essential for your body and mind to rest and recover.

What should I eat for healthy joints?

Eating a balanced diet is essential for a healthy, happy life. Incorporating key vitamins and minerals in your diet can also help you to have healthy joints:

  1. Green tea – known for its anti-inflammatory properties which help reduce swelling and prevent the reduction of collagen
  2. Eat your greens – leafy greens and broccoli are packed full of absorbable calcium which benefit bone health
  3. Fish oil is made up of omega-3 fatty acids – consume fish at least once a week as a natural solution to joint pain and relieving stiffness
  4. Turmeric – is becoming increasingly popular either and an addition to recipes or taken in tablet form

Joint care products from Power Health

Alongside your five-a-day, there are supplements you can include in your daily diet which contribute towards joint and bone health. If you have poor joint health this can lead to stiffness, pain, inflammation and even arthritis. Taking supplements containing natural nutrients can help ease pain, ease movement and help improve your quality of life.

We offer products in tablet, liquid and gel format. Our best sellers include:

Super Glucosamin & Chondroitin

Glucosamine is an integral component of joints, muscles, cartilage, ligaments and tendons, where it plays a role in the smooth working of these tissues. Chondroitin is found naturally in joint cartilage where it helps to maintain elasticity.

Glucosamine is an integral component of joints, muscles, cartilage, ligaments and tendons, where it plays a role in the smooth working of these tissues.

Available as 90 capsules for £20.89 or 1000 capsules £167.54, one capsule daily will provide on average, 296mg Glucosamine and 400mg Chondroitin Sulphate.

Liquid Glucosamine

Glucosamine Sulphate is one of the biological chemicals that forms all the major cushioning ingredients of the joint fluids and surrounding tissues.

This comes in a delicious orange flavour made up of natural mixed fruit and orange flavours. It has a high glucosamine concentration, in liquid form it’s easier to swallow than large tablets. Take 10ml (1 capful) daily, diluted with 4 parts water or fruit juice.

Glucosamine Gel

Glucosamine is an amino sugar normally formed in humans from glucose. This gel is paraben free, with cooling menthol, and is non-greasy, developed to be rubbed gently until absorbed up to six-times per day.

Power Health have been manufacturing and supplying high-quality supplements for more than 40 years. Established in 1972, Power Health has become one of the UK’s favourite brand of vitamins and supplement products. These are all manufactured in our own purpose built factory in the UK.

You can find a stockist - or we offer free standard delivery in the UK on all orders over £30, click and collect directly from our HQ and we ship internationally.