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Best Joint Health Supplements Identified -- ConsumerLab Tests Glucosamine, Chondroitin, MSM and Boswellia Supplements for People and Pets

White Plains, New York, October 2, 2018 — Do joint health supplements with ingredients such as glucosamine, chondroitin, Boswellia, and MSM really relieve joint pain or slow the progression of osteoarthritis? If so, which products are best? To find out, ConsumerLab recently tested popular joint supplements for people and joint supplements for dogs and cats to see whether they contained their claimed amounts of glucosamine, chondroitin and/or MSM, and, in products claiming to contain Boswellia, amounts of the key boswellic acid AKBA. Products were also tested for contamination with heavy metals such as lead and, if tablets, for proper disintegration.

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Best Supplements for Bone Health? Finds Products with Multiple Ingredients More Likely to Contain Wrong Amounts

White Plains, New York, April 28, 2015 — Vitamin D and calcium each play a crucial role in bone health and are among the most popular supplement ingredients in the U.S., but recent tests found 3 out of 25 popular products containing vitamin D and calcium (including some with vitamin K) contained either too much or too little of a key ingredient. Interestingly, the problems were only found in products which contained multiple ingredients.