A common misconception is that all glucosamine and chondroitin supplements are the same. The United States Pharmacopeia (USP) sets the standards for all drugs and dietary supplements. Many of the glucosamine and chondroitin products sold on and off the web do not meet these standards. This supplement is not as strictly regulated in the United States as it is in Europe and the products that have been proven effective, are not required to be used in supplements. We recommend two products, one liquid and one capsule.

Supple Bodies
Supple Bodies is the clear leader in the liquid supplement area. Supple is a premade drink containing 1500mg of Glucosamine and 1200mg of Chondroitin per serve. Supple is the only supplement that has the right to use the same Chondroitin that was used in the GAIT study mentioned in the research section. It's Glucosamine is completely shellfish free (the only product of its kind), which leaves it very safe to use for people with allergies. It needs to be taken once a day.

Supple Bodies recognizes and addresses the problem of obesity in society, and how it leads to joint problems. The more weight you carry, the more strain on your joints. Supple is a liquid supplement, it is also marketed as a diet supplement. It is rich and full in flavor, has only 30 calories, and leaves a feeling of satiety. If you suffer from joint discomfort because you are overweight, this can be a bonus in aiding your weight loss and achieving better joint health.

They offer a 30 day money back guarantee, and you can choose from 3 packages.
  • Package 1 is 54.95 for 24 bottles (24 day supply) plus shipping and handling.
  • Package 2 is 47.95 for 24 bottles plus shipping and handling, with auto-ship every 30 days.
  • Package 3 is 94.95 for 48 bottles plus shipping and handling, with auto-ship every 48 days.
  • There is an option to trial one bottle by simply paying shipping and handling.
Yes, Supple Bodies is more expensive than other products on the market, but you get far better quality, and thus, far better results.

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Click here to go to the Supple Bodies website, they have lots of great information on Glucosamine as a supplement, and other ideas on how to improve your joint health.

Joint Advance
Although Supple Bodies is the leader in Glucosamine Supplementation, some may feel it is too expensive for their budget. A quality capsule supplement that we have found is Joint Advance. Joint advance boasts the reccomended 1500mg of Glucosamine and 1200mg of Chondroitin. You must take three pills a day to achieve these values. There is 90 pills in one bottle, 1 months worth of supplement. The pricing is good for such a quality product, again you have many choices.
2 bottles (2 months supply) for $49.95
3 bottles (3 month supply) for $74.95
4 bottles (4 months supply) for $119.95 + 2 FREE bottles.
You have many payment options, paypal, google checkout, or credit card. You can also buy one bottle for trial. With every order comes a Joint Protection guide free.
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Both are quality products, with the reccommended values. Supple Bodies is a liquid supplement and is likely to produce better results. However, given the significant price difference, if budget is a problem, you will get good results from Joint Advance.

*Information on this site is provided for informational purposes only. It does not substitute for medical advice from your physician. The statements on this page have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration and are only an opinion. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. See a doctor for further information if you suspect you have a medical condition.