Shark Cartilage has been used for centuries in Middle East as a very nutritive ingredient to cook soups, as it is an excellent source of protein, mucopolysaccharides, collagen, chondroitin sulphate and minerals like calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and zinc.
Nowadays, thanks to many studies and clinical trials revealing, it’s commonly used worldwide as a nutritional supplement to support many diseases.
It’s a powerful anti-inflammatory and analgesic ingredient, besides strengthening the immune system. This is therefore a very advisable supplement to take on any type of diet as it doesn’t have side effects.
It contains a complex carbohydrates called mucopolysaccharides that, in the skin, are associated to collagen to work as a powerful remedy against bacteria.
Also, it stimulates antibody production in the organism, improving our immune system. Furthermore, its anti-inflammatory properties contribute to tissue recovery, therefore it’s very recommended for some pathologies like rheuma, osteoporosis or arthritis. It’s an excellent remedy for psoriasis and retinopathy due to its regenerating effects.
From a nutritional point of view, shark cartilage provides a great amount of HBV proteins, which means it contains all essential amino acids. For this reason it’s very advisable to include in muscle gaining diets. It strengthens joints and reduces injury risks as it helps tissue regenerate and cope with training.
Another interesting benefit is its use as a cancer blocker. However, it must not be considered as an alternative treatment because there aren’t enough evidences to support such benefit 100%.
This supplement is presented in capsules or tablets. Besides being harmless, consult your doctor before starting taking it.