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Glucosamine & Omega 3 (Optiflex)

An exclusive blend of shellfish-free Optiflex® Glucosamine HCl and Omega 3 fish oil to support your joint health.* Read full description
120 capsules
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Key features
  • Two popular ingredients combined in one easy-swallow capsule
  • Optiflex® Glucosamine HCl, free from shellfish and associated allergens
  • Highly purified and sustainable sourced omega 3 fish oil
  • With added vitamin C to support your joint health

Description

This product has been improved Please note, we have recently improved this formulation by adding 15mg vitamin C. Vitamin C contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of cartilage.

What is Glucosamine & Omega 3?

Glucosamine occurs naturally in the body's connective tissue and is a structural component of joint cartilage - the flexible tissue that protects the bones from friction at the joints. As we age, our bodies produce less glucosamine, leaving our joints more vulnerable to damage. Omega 3 fish oil contains the fatty acids DHA and EPA, which have been found to be beneficial to our overall heart health, as well as keeping our eyesight and brains in good working order*. One of the main reasons scientists have long rated the Mediterranean diet for health is its fish content. In fact, the UK's Food Standards Agency recommends we eat at least two portions of fish every week, including one of oily fish, such as sardines, mackerel and salmon. Our Glucosamine & Omega 3 supplement combines these two popular nutrients in one small, easy-to-swallow capsule, often taken by those who want to support an active lifestyle.

Why is ours better?

We make our capsules using our patented glucosamine HCl, which is free from shellfish and associated allergens. And because sea pollution has led to increasing concerns about toxins, we use a patented technology to purify our fish oil, removing pollutants to levels that are lower than those found in fresh fish. What's more, we only use sustainably sourced fish oil that has been granted 'Friend of the Sea' certification and is obtained using methods that don't over-exploit fish stocks or threaten the marine food chain.

Who is this for?

It's for those looking for the two popular nutrients glucosamine and omega 3 combined into one convenient, easy-swallow capsule to help maintain their active lifestyle and support cartilage health.

 

Made in Europe.

 

*The beneficial effect for brain and eyes is obtained with a daily intake of 250mg of DHA. The beneficial effect for heart is obtained with a daily intake of 250mg of EPA and DHA.

*Vitamin C contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of cartilage.

 

Complementary products

Turmeric is one of five supplements which our experts believe provide the foundation of good health. Take a look at our Opti-Turmeric, a highly absorbable and fast-acting liquid curcumin (the main compound in turmeric) with added vitamin C to support collagen formation for the normal function of cartilage and bones.

Product Information

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Information table

Actives Per capsule
Optiflex® Glucosamine HCl 400mg
providing  
Glucosamine Base 332mg
Omega 3 Fish Oil 300mg
providing  
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids 100mg
of which DHA 35mg
and EPA 50mg
Vitamin C 12mg

Ingredients and potential allergens

Optiflex® Glucosamine (Glucosamine Hydrochloride), Fish Oil Prep. (Fish Oil, D Alpha Tocopherol), Capsule Shell (Gelatin, Glycerin, Sorbitol, Iron Oxides), Beeswax, Ascorbic Acid.

Directions of use

Swallow three capsules daily with water. Can be taken at the same time or as a divided dose. Recommended intake should not be exceeded.

Warnings and additional information

If you are taking any prescribed medication or have any medical conditions always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking vitamins or supplements.

Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.

Store in a cool dry place, in original packaging, out of sight and reach of young children.

If you experience an adverse reaction, stop taking the supplement and seek medical advice.

We're all different. Sometimes a supplement will suit one person but not another. If a product doesn't suit you, stop taking it and we'll be delighted to help you find an alternative.

Made in Europe for Healthspan Ltd PO Box 64 Guernsey GY1 3BT

In light of recent changes to our fish oils, our capsule shells have switched from marine-source gelatin to Halal certified animal-source gelatin. Animal-source gelatin is more durable than marine-source gelatin, therefore reducing the risk of your capsules leaking and making them easier to remove from the blister pack. For information on how this change may affect any special dietary requirements you may have, please contact our call centre on 0800 73 123 77 where one of our highly-trained product advisors will be happy to help.

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