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New Zeland Green Lipped Mussel Extract Biolane® GLME
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Composition


Green lipped mussel (GLM) is an excellent source of essential nutrients. The nutritional value of GLM Extract is due to its natural protein, lipid and mineral content which being of marine origin and unique, has significant benefits for health. These health benefits are signs of good nutrition and are attributable to the high marine protein content complemented by the natural omega-3 fatty acids and unique sterols present in lipids. The large range of minerals, all present at a level below their solubility maxima plus the natural content of the B-group vitamins serves to complete this balanced marine nutritional product.


Composition of GLM Extract
Ingredient Percentage Range
Protein 40-50%
Carbohydrates 5-20%
Lipids 6-12%
Minerals 10-25%
Moisture Less than 5%

GLME contains several anti-inflammatory agents, immune modulators and many essential building blocks needed to rebuild collagen, proteoglycans and synovial fluid found in the joints, ligaments and tendons. 1



Composition of GLM Extract
Glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) joint lubrication, shock absorption and articular cartilage maintenance 1
Polysacharride Glycogen suppresses immune activation at sites of inflammation 4
PUFA's (Poly unsaturated fatty acids) COX 2 selective functions - secondary anti-inflammatory 5
Phospholipid Lysolecithin exerts an anti-histamine effect to minimize acute phase inflammatory responses 6
Lipid Fractions protects stomach lining 3


Advisory: This is not intended for the diagnosis or treatment of medical complaints. It is for information purposes only.
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