|What Is It?
This product contains BioCell Collagen II, a patented,
hydrolyzed and denatured low molecular weight type II
collagen. This form of collagen is the most abundant form
in the joint matrix. In addition to collagen, BioCell Collagen
II provides the combined benefits of hyaluronic acid (HA),
depolymerized low molecular weight chondroitin sulfate,
glucosamine sulfate and amino acids including lysine,
proline and hydroxyproline.*
Uses For Collagen JS
Supports Joint Health: The unique profile of compounds
in BioCell Collagen II promote cartilage synthesis and
enhance synovial fluid, supporting the composition,
integrity and motility of joints. In a double blind placebo
controlled study involving 16 individuals supplementing
with BioCell Collagen II for 8 weeks, results indicate
statistically significant support for joint function and
comfort. In a peak absorption study, serum levels of HA
increased gradually and with statistical significance after
BioCell Collagen II supplementation, emphasizing
the potential for this compound to provide important
connective tissue support.*
Promotes Skin Health: The components of collagen type
II also support the elasticity and firmness of skin.
Furthermore, HA attracts water, promoting hydration and
moisture retention within the dermal matrix. Case reports
have suggested that BioCell Collagen II may help
rejuvenate skin and modulate the appearance of fine lines
What Is The Source?
It is derived from hydrolyzed chicken
sternum collagen, and is standardized to contain 20%
chondroitin sulfate and 10% hyaluronic acid. Vitamin C
(ascorbyl palmitate) is derived from corn dextrose
fermentation and palm oil.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose, treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
two vegetable capsules containhydrolyzed type II collagen complex (chicken sternal cartilage) .1000 mg.providing (typical):hydrolyzed type II collagen 60% ..................................600 mg.chondroitin sulfate 20%...............................................200 mg.hyaluronic acid 10%..................................................100 mg.vitamin C (as ascorbyl palmitate) ....................................................50 mg.
Pure Encapsulations recommends:2-4 capsules per day, in divided doses, with 810 oz water, with meals.
Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or Precautions?Rare side effects of glucosamine and chondroitin found in hydrolyzed type II collagen include nausea, heartburn, diarrhea and constipation, drowsiness, skin reactions, or headache. If pregnant or lactating, consult your physician before taking this product.Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?At this time, there are no known adverse reactions when taken in conjunction with medications.
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