GlucosaGreenDF™ and Alternative Joint-Health Ingredients
TSI's newly launched GlucosaGreenDF™ vegetarian glucosamine ingredient was recently included in Nutritional Outlook's article titled Alternative Joint-Health Ingredients Are on the Rise. Below is a brief summary.
While glucosamine and chondroitin make up the majority of the joint-health market, consumer concerns over issues like adulteration, reports of some poor-quality products and allergies related to shellfish sources have all contributed to diminishing sales—in spite of the fact that there is modern data suggesting that these ingredients may alleviate conditions such as osteoarthritis.
Some of those lost sales are now being replaced by other familiar joint-health ingredients and lesser-known alternatives. There are many options, and research is expanding around these ingredients.
One bright spot for glucosamine and chondroitin is vegetarian versions of these ingredients. These options not only open channels to vegetarian consumers; they also eliminate any animal-source concerns, such as shellfish allergies.
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