A 33-year-old male asked:
While glucosamine is broken down by stomach acids into glucose and glutamine, isn't it the same thing to take glutamine instead of glucosamine?
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Rheumatology 42 years experience
Glucosamine: You are correct! The only difference is that the glucosamine in the form of tablets or capsules is concentrated. You do the same from your diet, but that would be a lot of beef. New data shows that glucosamine may be no better than a sugar pill for knee arthritis.
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Last updated Feb 26, 2021
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