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New Zealand Green Lipped Mussel

Green Lipped Mussel Capsule

Mountain Red New Zealand. Green Lipped Mussel. 100% Natural Mussel extract rich in omega-3. Sustainably grown in the pristine waters of New Zealand, Mountain red greenlipped mussel extract is a rich source of natural marine bioactive ingredients including omega-3 and omega-6 which have been shown to support joint care mobility, maintain good cardiovascular and brain function and support good health and well-being. Contains 500mg of Green Lipped Mussel extract per capsule (perna canaliculus) 100% New Zealand Greenlipped Mussel Extract. 60 capsules

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Mountain Red

Size

60 Capsules

Common Uses

Sustainably grown in the pristine waters of New Zealand, Mountain Red Greenlipped Mussel Extract is a rich source of 100% natural marine bioactive ingredients formulated to:

  • Support good joint care and mobility
  • Sustain superior health and well being
  • Supply a rich source of essential fatty acids, Omega -3 and -6
  • Support healthy brain function and memory
  • Support cardiovascular function and maintain healthy blood pressure
  • Maintain the body's general well being
  • Maintain healthy skin condition


Green lipped Mussels contain five kinds of Omega -3, all of which are beneficial for normal health and well being. Mountain Red Greenlipped Mussel Extract supplement contains a rich, complex blend of natural proteins, essential fatty acids (EFAs), minerals and mucopolysaccharides. These naturally occurring marine bioactive substances are recognised with supporting joint care and mobility, cartilage maintenance, cardiovascular health, maintaining healthy skin, supporting healthy brain function and for general health and well being.

Suggested Dosage

Take 1-2 Capsules daily

Health Information

Here is some information on Green Lipped Mussel Extract

Green lipped mussels may trump fish oil for joint health benefits: Study

Extracts from the New Zealand green lipped mussels may benefit joint mobility and reduce pain more than fish oil supplements, report researchers from Poland.
 
According to findings published in Rheumatologia, the official journal of the Institute of Rheumatology and the Polish Rheumatological Society, a daily dose of 1.2 grams of a green lipped mussel (Perna canaliculus) produced ‘significantly less pain, greater joint mobility and no side effects’ in all 25 people taking the supplements for 12 weeks.
 
In comparison, a daily dose of 1.2 grams of fish oil, containing 18% EPA and 12% DHA, produced “no pain relief or increased joint mobility”, report researchers from the Academic Clinical Hospital in Wroclaw, Poland.
 
This study used the commercial green lipped mussel extract Lyprinol from Pharmalink International, and the study was partly financed by the company.
 
Given the potential side effects, large dosages needed and long duration required for fish oil, practitioners could consider stabilized Perna canaliculus oil as a safer and faster acting first-line medication for patients who suffer from osteoarthritis”, wrote the researchers.
 
Eco-mussel

The NZ green lipped mussel, ranked among the top ‘eco-friendly seafoods’ according to the US environmental agency Blue Ocean Institute’s list, is already used as a source of nutraceuticals.
 
The extract, a rich source of iron, betain, and glycoaminoglycans (including chondroitin sulphate) has gained a reputation amongst consumers as a natural product with anti-inflammatory properties – an effect that has been attributed to a body of science to its lipid factions.
 
The majority of green-lipped mussel extracts reportedly retain, to a greater or lesser degree of standardization, the mussels’ natural nutrient profile.
 
Study details
 
The Polish researchers divided 50 people into two equal groups. One received eight capsules per day of Lyprinol (150 milligrams per capsule) or eight fish oil capsules per day (150 milligrams per capsule) for 12 weeks.
 
The authors of the study reported that all 25 of the subjects who used the mussel oil extract reported significantly less pain, greater joint mobility and no side effects.
 
The half of the group who were treated with fish oil reported no pain relief or increased joint mobility and 36% reported unpleasant side effects.
 
“In the present study, we observed a surprisingly rapid reduction of clinical symptoms associated with osteoarthritis notable within four weeks and continuous improvement over the 12 weeks of the study”, wrote the researchers.
 
Source: Rheumatologia
Volume 49, Issue 4, Page 244-252
“Measurement of pain relief resulting from the administration of Perna canaliculus lipid complex PCSO-524 as compared to fish oil for treating patients who suffer from osteoarthritis of knee and/or hip joints”
Authors: J. Szechinski, M. Zawadzki
Article written by Stephen Daniells, 16-Nov-2011

Ingredients

Each 1 capsule contains: GreenLipped Mussel Extract (perna canaliculus) 500mg

Each batch of Mountain Red Greenlipped Mussel Extract must pass the strict quality guidelines of the New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries. As part of Mountain Red's quality assurance programme, each batch is independently analysed to ensure the absence of bacteria and heavy metals.

Mountain Red Greenlipped Mussel Extract is processed and encapsulated in a Ministry for Primary Industries certified facility using cGMP (Good Manufacturing Process). This ensures that the finished product is of the highest quality standard available for you.

Mountain Red Greenlipped Mussel product contains only 100% natural superior quality New Zealand Greenlipped Mussel Extract grown uniquely in New Zealand's pristine waters.

Each capsule contains 500mg of Greenlipped Mussel Extract for easy once daily dosing.

Mountain Red Greenlipped Mussel Extract capsules contain NO corn, gluten, lactose, sugar, starch, wheat, yeast, artificial colour, flavours or preservatives.

Precautions

Keep out of reach of Children. Store in a dry place, below 30C

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Multi-Buys

If you buy two or more of this item you get an automatic multi-buy discount.

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