Your body is meant to move | Solgar World

April 16, 2021 2 min read

Your body is meant to move

We all need at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week to be healthy. The more physical activity we do, the better.

Of course, to enjoy an active lifestyle and its benefits our muscles, bones and joints need to be working optimally. Following a healthy and well-balanced diet is the first and most important step in supporting our bodies during daily activities. Eating protein-rich foods like fish, nuts and quinoa helps muscle recovery. Getting enough calcium and magnesium is important for bones and muscles, so be sure to include tofu, whole grains and leafy green vegetables too. 

Sometimes our bodies need a little more help, especially as we get older or when we have pushed ourselves too hard – maybe that hot yoga class or raking up those pesky leaves on Saturday afternoon wasn’t the best idea! After all, it’s hard to be active if you’re feeling stiff.

Why do joints get sore and damaged? Collagen in the cartilage is normally encased in a tough surface layer. Wear and tear on the joint erodes this layer, exposing collagen fibres. This newly exposed collagen is falsely identified as foreign to the body, and an immune response is mounted against it. This leads to an attack on the cartilage furthering joint deterioration, discomfort and reduced mobility.

Keep on moving with natural ingredients

Collagen is important component of joint cartilage but with so many collagen supplements on the market it is often difficult to know which one to choose. There are new and innovative naturally-sourced ingredients that go beyond conventional cartilage supporting supplements and new ingredients like UC-II collagen may help support an active lifestyle. 

Why do joints get sore and damaged? Collagen in the cartilage is normally encased in a tough surface layer. Wear and tear on the joint erodes this layer, exposing collagen fibres. This newly exposed collagen is falsely identified as foreign to the body, and an immune response is mounted against it. This leads to an attack on the cartilage furthering joint deterioration, discomfort and reduced mobility.

By looking after your joints with a well-balanced and varied diet and the supplements your doctor recommends, you can keep you moving and doing the activities you love.

Taking supplements does not replace a healthy and well-balanced diet and exercise programme.

Support your body's movement

Solgar 7 Vegetable Tablets

Solgar 7 Vegetable Tablets

  • Contains UC-II - a specialised form of collagen  
  • Seven advanced bio-active ingredients  
  • Supports mobility, flexibility and range of motion

Collagen Hyaluronic Acid Complex

Collagen Hyaluronic Complex Tablets

  • Includes patented ingredient BioCell Collagen ll ®
  • Free from sugar, salt, starch 
  • Includes vitamin C to promote the body's own collagen formation


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