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Re: [at-l] Glucosamine
- Subject: Re: [at-l] Glucosamine
- From: "W F Thorneloe, MD" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 06 Mar 2000 09:00:26 -0500
Yes, this is the problem with the "diet supplements".
The FDA only requires a lack of danger, but no
controls over efficacy or even that the strength is
correct. The 500 mg on the bottle may apply to 500mg
of saccharine, but very little glucosamine actually in
I hope CR is also looking at differences between
Glucosamine and the combo products with Chondroitin. I
doubt there will be differences to suggest the price
difference is worthwhile.
--- WHHAWKINS@aol.com wrote:
> On the news here the other day, they said that some
> of the brands tested
> failed the test. So if you have had problems with
> these products, it could
> have been the brand.
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