Pain-easing Nutrients
Pain-easing Nutrients
Nutrient Daily Amount*
Bioflavonoids 100 mg per 500 mg of vitamin C
Boron 3 mg
Chondroitin sulfates 800-1,600 mg
Glucosamine 1,000 mg (for a 120-lb person) to 2,000 mg (for a person over 200 lb)
Omega-3 Fatty Acids  
ALA 1 tbl plant oil (corn, canola, safflower, soybean)
EPA 1-2 tsp fish oil daily or 2-5 fish entrées/week
GLA 200-300 mg evening primrose oil, black currant oil or borage seed oil
Vitamin A 5,000 IU
Vitamin C 500-4,000 mg
Vitamin D 400 IU
Vitamin E 100-400 IU
*Adult dosages only

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