Fireside Chat Video 5 – Joint Nutrients Hylauronic Acid and MSM

Fireside Chat 5 - Hylauronic Acid and MSM

In this episode we wanted to explain some details about Hylauronic acid and MSM. In the last ten years both of these ingredients have become commonplace in joint supplements. HA has long been used in injectable form but when the oral HA was introduced within a matter of months virtually every manufacturer had added HA to formulas or launched standalone HA products. While the idea behind adding HA makes perfect sense there are some question marks about its ability to be absorbed which are covered. MSM has been around quite a bit longer and is often fed alone for joint support which is not really using it the best or most effective way. MSM acts as a way of enhancing the delivery of nutrients through the body, acting as a sulfur source and co-factor for the activation of many other nutrients.

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Episode 5 – Joint Nutrients Hylauronic Acid and MSM

by Nick Hartog

In 1994, Nick Hartog became an owner and President of Grand Meadows Equine Supplements bringing his talents and extensive background in domestic and international equine sales and manufacturing. He has a reputation for plain speaking of the truth. In 1997, when the US horse supplement market was something akin to the Wild West with a complete lack of standards, Nick personally tested 32 different horse joint supplements to see if they matched the label. Unsurprisingly, to him at least, only 2 products matched the label claim. Read more...