Cartilage protects bones where joints are located. It contains dense extracellular matrix (ECM) that gives cartilage the ability to withstand stress. Matrix enzymes known as metalloproteinases (MMPs) can contribute to the degradation of cartilage that is associated with inflammation and arthritis including rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA). Pinnaclife® JointHealth with Olivamine® contains ingredients that … Read more
Arthritis can be debilitating due to joint irritation, inflammation and discomfort. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis both involve joint inflammation and cartilage degeneration. Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) with a high content of polyphenols including hydroxytyrosol and oleuropein was shown to prevent inflammation and cartilage degradation. In addition, an olive leaf extract that contained high … Read more
Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is a small molecule containing sulfur that is important for the synthesis of cartilage found in joints. It promotes healthy levels of inflammation to help with joint discomfort that can inhibit mobility. Many studies have shown that MSM is safe even at high doses and has potential to increase joint health including in … Read more
C-Reactive Protein (CRP) is a biomarker that indicates inflammation throughout the body and is closely tied to cardiovascular risk. CRP may also indicate cancer, infection, auto-immune disease, and more. Natural nutrients like omega-3, fiber, curcumin, hydroxytyrosol, and magnesium may help reduce CRP and associated risks.
Joint pain is a common issue that can affect us in more ways than we realize. Inflammation is a key factor in joint pain but most anti-inflammatory medications have bad side effects. There are certain nutrients that can help support healthy joints including hydroxytyrosol, curcumin, MSM, antioxidants, and more.
Dietary sulfur is an essential component for cellular health. It is vital for the proper formation of proteins and enzymes, and also serves as a vital cofactor in metabolic processes require to convert food into cellular energy and components. Inadequate intake of dietary sulfur results in dysfunction and disease.
Olivamine® is a patented antioxidant formula based on olive extracts with hydroxytyrosol and oleuropein plus supporting vitamins and amino acids. It was created to promote cellular health by activating mitochondrial antioxidants that are known to play a role in inflammation, disease, and longevity.
One of the features of the McCord Research products is they contain our special patented Olivamine remedy. As the name suggests, the formula is based on potent extracts from the olive containing hydroxytyrosol and oleuropein, two of the most potent antioxidants ever discovered, providing many of the health benefits.