Glucosamine and Chondroitin Supplements May Reduce Mortality Risk

Verywell Health: Taking glucosamine and chondroitin supplements for one year or longer is associated with lower all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality.

Glucosamine and chondroitin are components of the tissue that cushions the joints—also known as our cartilage. Both are produced naturally in the body but are also available as dietary supplements.2 The results of this study imply “that a dietary supplement can be beneficial to reduce heart disease,” Barry Silverman, MD, an Atlanta-based cardiologist unaffiliated with the research, tells Verywell.

The cohort study relied on data from the National Health and Nutrition Education Survey (NHANES) Cohort, which contained over 16,000 participants. READ MORE

(Source: Verywell Health, 01/06/2021)