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Cetylated Fatty Acids

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How does Cetylated Fatty Acids work?

Cetylated fatty acids might help lubricate joints and muscles, soften tissues, and increase flexibility. It also might help the immune system and reduce inflammation (swelling).

Are there safety concerns?

Cetylated fatty acids seem to be safe when taken by mouth or applied to the skin, short-term. Side effects have not been reported. But there is not much information available about the safety of long-term use.

Do not take cetylated fatty acids if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Dosing considerations for Cetylated Fatty Acids.

The following doses have been studied in scientific research:

BY MOUTH:
  • For osteoarthritis: 350 mg of a specific blend of cetylated fatty acids (Celadrin, Proprietary Nutritionals, Inc.) plus 50 mg of soy lecithin, and 75 mg of fish oil taken 6 times daily.
APPLIED TO THE SKIN:
  • For osteoarthritis, a specific blend of cetylated fatty acids (Celadrin, Proprietary Nutritionals, Inc.) applied twice daily to the affected joint.

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