August 29, 2016

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 are POSSIBLY 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.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of cetylated fatty acids during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Dosing considerations for Cetylated Fatty Acids.

The following doses have been studied in scientific research:

  • 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.
  • For osteoarthritis, a specific blend of cetylated fatty acids (Celadrin, Proprietary Nutritionals, Inc.) applied twice daily to the affected joint.

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