Keeping people physically active
A HEALTHY, active lifestyle is the goal of many modern consumers. Essential to achieving this are strong bones and joints. As you grow older, age-related stiffness and discomfort in the joints become a fact of life.
Activities once routine become a challenge as limited mobility hampers your every move. To protect your joints, practise healthy lifestyle habits. Use your joints the right way.
These tips can help you have healthier joints now and for years to come.
Lose weight (if you need) – One of the kindest things you can do for your joints is not to carry too much body weight.
Stayactive– Regular exercise helps your joints work like they should, eases stiffness and relieves fatigue. It strengthens the muscles that support your joints.
Practise good posture – Proper posture protects your shoulder, hip and knee joints.
Eat for joint health – Choose a diet with calcium content, omega-3, type II collagen peptides or hyaluronic acid to protect your joints. of biomolecules including proteins, water and small molecules that help reduce friction and keep joints healthy. One of those proteins is collagen, which makes up the bulk of the cartilage in your joints.
TypeIIcollagenisthebasisfor cartilage. Type II collagen does form fibrils. This fibrillary network of collagen allows cartilage to entrap the proteoglycan aggregate as well as provide tensile strength to the tissue.
Opceden Fortigen is using Germany bioactive patented type II collagen peptides. It contains small molecular size.
In a healthy joint, a thick substance called synovial fluid provides lubrication, allowing bones to glide against one another. The critical substance in synovial fluid known as hyaluronic acid breaks down.
Loss of hyaluronic acid appears to contribute to joint pain and stiffness. It is a substance that is naturally present in the human body. It is found in the highest concentrations in fluids in the eyes and joints.
Hyaluronic acid works by acting as a cushion and lubricant in the joints and other tissues. In addition, it might affect the way the body responds to injury.
Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin. This means it is not stored in your body and you must consume adequate amounts fromyourdietthroughouttheday. Vitamin C is required as a cofactor in a number of biochemical reactions and it is also an important antioxidant.
Vitamin C is required for the proper development and functions of many parts of the body such as helping to boost the immune system and may also help in building collagen.
Opceden Fortigen is specially formulated in a flavourless powder to dissolve instantly in water. You can add it to your favourite drinks for a collagen-boosting treat.
Opceden Fortigen does not contain preservatives, artificial colouring, additives, sugar and dairy products.
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