Food for arthritis?
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Limbrel is a new prescription osteoarthritis treatment regulated as a medical food, Primus Pharmaceuticals announces Feb. 1. The product, which is generally recognized as safe, "has been developed to meet the specific nutritional needs of patients with OA and can only be taken under the supervision of a physician," the company notes. Limbrel contains a patent-pending blend of natural ingredients called flavocoxid, comprised primarily of the concentrated flavonoids baicalin and catechin, "which are recognized for their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties," Primus states. Flavanoids are the ingredients found in some vegetables, fruits and green tea. Osteoarthritis "is worsened by deficiencies in certain nutrients such as selected flavonoids, antioxidants and essential fatty acids, which help to regulate the inflammatory process," the company says...
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