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80 people with osteoarthr­itis of the hip and/ or knee, for 10 weeks. To measure effi cacy, researcher­s used two diff erent types of tests, which are widely used in studies of osteoarthr­itis. They found that people taking 2 grams daily of BioCell had signifi cantly less pain and were able to be more physically active than those taking a placebo.

Reducing Lines and Wrinkles

Collagen and hyaluronic acid are natural components of our skin, but their levels diminish as we age. Collagen provides structure and contribute­s to the “bounce” of youthful skin, and hyaluronic acid retains moisture in skin and helps to stimulate natural production of collagen. BioCell helps to restore both.

A 12- week study published in Clinical Interventi­ons in Aging tested BioCell on 26 women whose faces showed signs of aging. Researcher­s found that taking The body contains many different types of collagen, and several of them are found in dietary supplement­s. BioCell Collagen is a specific, patented form that contains a combinatio­n made by nature, consisting of approximat­ely 60 percent hydrolyzed type II collagen, 20 percent chondroiti­n sulfate, and 10 percent hyaluronic acid. What’s more, the hyaluronic acid is low molecular weight ( LMW), meaning smaller molecule size. LMW hyaluronic acid by itself has been shown to stimulate collagen repair. Other types of collagen supplement­s may offer different benefits and may or may not be supported by clinical trials.

On product labels: Look for “BioCell Collagen” or “BioCell Collagen II” as an ingredient in the Supplement Facts section. In addition, product labels should feature a BioCell Collagen logo. Recommende­d dosages:

Doctor’s Best

FOR HEALTHIER JOINTS: 2 grams daily. FOR YOUNGER- LOOKING SKIN: 1 gram daily.

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