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Bio-Collagen with Patented UC-II®
40 mg 60 small capsules
Item Catalog Number:
01631

Tender, sensitive joints can limit everyday activities. As you age and continue to put stress on your joints, you can compromise joint cartilage — which exposes small collagen fibers. Your body’s immune system mistakenly identifies these collagen fibers as “foreign cells.” This triggers an inflammatory response against the collagen-containing cartilage in your own joints. Inflammation and joint discomfort can soon follow.

Bio-Collagen with Patented UC-II® is a novel form of undenatured type II collagen from chicken cartilage shown to provide targeted support for the immune issues related to joint discomfort.79 Taken orally, UC-II® travels to the intestinal tract where it “introduces” the immune system to the same type of collagen molecules found in joint cartilage.

Normally, when chicken collagen is processed, its molecular shape is changed. It loses bioactivity and becomes denatured — which researchers found has no beneficial effect80 on the immune system. Fortunately, a unique processing technique preserves the correct molecular shape of the collagen81,82and preserves its bioactivity83 — producing a form known as undenatured collagen.

Scientific studies have found that UC-II® reduced sensitive joint discomfort and eased joint function.79,84-88 One double-blind, placebo-controlled study on patients found that UC-II® provided relief by 33%, and decreased joint discomfort scores by a remarkable 40% in just 90 days!79

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Not available for sale in Belgium. Not available for sale to Grocery and Chain Pharmacy.

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Supplement Facts

Serving Size 1 capsule

Servings Per Container 60

Amount Per Serving

UC-II® standardized chicken cartilage (providing 10 mg undenatured type II collagen)

40 mg

Other ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose, vegetable cellulose (capsule), potassium chloride, silica.

UC-II® is a registered trademark of InterHealth Nutraceuticals, Inc. U.S. Patent Nos. 5,645,851, 5,637,321, 5,529,786, 5,750,144, 7,083,820, 7,846,487, EP1435906 B1 and worldwide patents pending.

Dosage and Use
  • Take one capsule daily preferably on an empty stomach, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
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Life ExtensionBio-Collagen with Patented UC-II®, 40 mg 60 small capsules
 
3.7

(based on 24 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

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    (3)

77%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • No side effects (16)
  • Effective (10)
  • Good value (8)

Cons

  • Not effective (7)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (20)
  • Good supplement (8)
  • Recovery (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Health conscious (17), First time user (13)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great soreness relief

I experienced substantial reduction of soreness in my hands and joints within two weeks of starting this supplement. Now at 6 weeks, I'm very pleased with my improved use of hands. My sister...Read complete review

I experienced substantial reduction of soreness in my hands and joints within two weeks of starting this supplement. Now at 6 weeks, I'm very pleased with my improved use of hands. My sister has been on prescription meds for the same issues, and has experienced limited benefit. Taking it first thing in the morning, an hour before breakfast, works wonderfully. Capsules are small and easily swallowed.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

No impact

I get muscle and joint aches from intense exercise. I wasn't sure this product would do anythings since several factors are responsible for my condition. I found stretching and modifying my excercise routines to...Read complete review

I get muscle and joint aches from intense exercise. I wasn't sure this product would do anythings since several factors are responsible for my condition. I found stretching and modifying my excercise routines to be more effective. I don't suffer from chronic join pains.

I didn't have any side effects so it is worth a try to see if it helps your condition.

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1.0

Not Effective

By Dan

from Portland, OR

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Pros

  • No Side Effects

Cons

  • Not Effective

Best Uses

    Comments about Life Extension Bio-Collagen with Patented UC-II®, 40 mg 60 small capsules:

    No improvement after two bottles.

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    3.0

    No impact

    By Carl

    from Portage, MI

    About Me Health Conscious

    See all my reviews

    Pros

    • No Side Effects

    Cons

    • Not Effective

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Life Extension Bio-Collagen with Patented UC-II®, 40 mg 60 small capsules:

    I get muscle and joint aches from intense exercise. I wasn't sure this product would do anythings since several factors are responsible for my condition. I found stretching and modifying my excercise routines to be more effective. I don't suffer from chronic join pains.

    I didn't have any side effects so it is worth a try to see if it helps your condition.

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    5.0

    Really Works!

    By was

    from PA

    About Me First Time User, Health Conscious

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    Pros

    • No Side Effects

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Good Supplement

      Comments about Life Extension Bio-Collagen with Patented UC-II®, 40 mg 60 small capsules:

      Take on empty stomach normally in the morning. It relieves aches and pains from heavy weight lifting.

      Comment on this review

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Astonishing

      By Vegas runner

      from Las Vegas, NV

      About Me Health Conscious

      Pros

      • Effective

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Life Extension Bio-Collagen with Patented UC-II®, 40 mg 60 small capsules:

        Joint issues realize almost immediate relief after taking this supplement. If you have painful joints, especially hips, this product is an absolute miracle

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Does what it says!

        By Periwinkle

        from Chattanooga, TN

        About Me Health Conscious

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        Pros

        • Effective
        • No Side Effects
        • Quick Effect
        • Small Capsule

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Good Supplement

          Comments about Life Extension Bio-Collagen with Patented UC-II®, 40 mg 60 small capsules:

          Both my husband and I take this product and have noticed a distinct improvement in how our joints feel. No aches! We still take cartilage rebuilding supplements and hope that between the two our joints will become more youthful. There are no side effects, it is a small sized pill, it is just one per day and is reasonably cost effective.

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          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          I've read good things about this product

          By Betty

          from Martinez Ca

          About Me First Time User

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          Pros

          • Good Value
          • No Side Effects

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Recovery

            Comments about Life Extension Bio-Collagen with Patented UC-II®, 40 mg 60 small capsules:

            I have high hopes for this product and hope it's the answer for my knee problem. Had arthroscopy in Feb. for torn cartilage. So far, am doing pretty well. Will take bio collagen long term to try and regenerate my cartilage. Have read good things on other sites about it Lef has the best products.

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Bio-Collagen Helped Joint

            By Eldgar

            from Martinsburg, WV

            About Me Health Conscious

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            Pros

            • Effective
            • No Side Effects

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Good Supplement
              • Recovery

              Comments about Life Extension Bio-Collagen with Patented UC-II®, 40 mg 60 small capsules:

              Having read of Bio-Collagen I thought it might be more effective than the products I had used to improve my hip joint. Within a few weeks I noticed that my hip joint seemed to be somewhat improved and have continued taking Bil-Collagen to maintain and perhaps improve my joints mobility and make me more comfortable.

              Comment on this review

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              One little capsule a day!

              By Bob

              from Harrison, NY

              About Me Health Conscious

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              Pros

              • Effective
              • Effective Within Days
              • No Side Effects
              • Relieves Joint Discomfort

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Good Supplement
                • Relieves Joint Discomfort

                Comments about Life Extension Bio-Collagen with Patented UC-II®, 40 mg 60 small capsules:

                This one little capsule, taken early in the morning on an empty stomach, has improved my knee and joint discomfort so that I am now active again. When I ran out of this supplement, within days the discomfort returned, and it was unbearable. After two or three days after I restarted this supplement, my knees were fine again. It really works!

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                I can't praise it enough

                By Joan G.

                from Volcano, HI

                About Me Greatfully Active At 79, Health Conscious

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                Pros

                • Effective
                • Good Value
                • Long Lasting
                • No Side Effects
                • One Per Day
                • Small Capsule

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Good Alternative
                  • Good Supplement
                  • Recovery

                  Comments about Life Extension Bio-Collagen with Patented UC-II®, 40 mg 60 small capsules:

                  I am a repeat buyer of this product, and will continue to re-order. That says it all.

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                  5.0

                  Good for joint discomfort

                  By Usha

                  from Boise

                  About Me First Time User

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                  Pros

                  • Effective

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Preventative

                    Comments about Life Extension Bio-Collagen with Patented UC-II®, 40 mg 60 small capsules:

                    I take one capsule daily after breakfast.

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