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Safety Evaluation of the Eggshell Membrane ingredient, NEM®, found in JOINThealth products published in Food and Chemical Toxicology

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NEM® brand eggshell membrane, found in Membrell’s JOINThealth products, has had its safety manuscript published in the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology, entitled “Safety evaluation of a natural eggshell membrane-derived product”.  This research evaluated NEM’s safety via multiple in vitro and in vivo ...

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New Study on NEM® brand eggshell membrane – found in Membrell’s JOINThealth products – published in the Journal of Medicinal Food

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A new pre-clinical research study on NEM® brand eggshell membrane, featured in Membrell’s JOINThealth products, has been published in the Journal of Medicinal Food. The new study looks at NEM’s mechanism of action in order to gain insight into NEM’s clinical efficacy in supporting joint comfort and ...

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ESC® brand calcium from eggshells, found in Membrell’s BONEhealth, is found to have low heavy metals

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Membrell® LLC, makers of eggshell and eggshell membrane-derived products JOINThealth™ and BONEhealth™ announced a test evaluating heavy metal levels in ESC® (EggShell Calcium) which is featured in Membrell’s BONEhealth™.

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Double blind placebo controlled study of NEM® confirms rapid 10-day results seen in previous human trials

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NEM®  brand eggshell membrane, found in Membrell’s JOINThealth, is a new novel dietary supplement that contains naturally occurring glycosaminoglycans and proteins essential for maintaining healthy articular cartilage and the surrounding synovium.  The randomized, multicenter, double blind, placebo controlled ...

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Open label human clinical trials on NEM® – in Membrell’s JOINThealth products

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NEM® brand eggshell membrane, found in Membrell’s JOINThealth and JOINThealth Plus Antioxidants, is a proven ingredient for joint health that delivers fast results. Two 30-day open label human clinical trials were conducted to evaluate NEM® (500mg once daily) for joint comfort and flexibility.   Effect of ...

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Transport proteins make chicken eggshell an attractive source of calcium for human health

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Chicken eggshell powder has been proposed as an attractive source of calcium for human health. Chicken eggshell contains about 1.0% (w/w) matrix proteins in addition to a major form of calcium carbonate (95%, w/w). In this study, it was found that soluble eggshell matrix proteins remarkably enhance calcium transport ...

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Eggshell calcium helps to maintain bone density in healthy women

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The FDA agrees that adequate calcium and Vitamin D throughout life, as part of a well-balanced diet, may reduce the risk of osteoporosis. The present study evaluated the use of eggshell as a source of calcium, and compared it to mined calcium carbonate on bone mineral density (BMD) of the lumbar spine and hip in ...

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