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Glucosamine increases lifespan 10 per cent by mimicking low-carb diet in mouse study

Published on 12th Aug 2015

Published on 12th August 2015

A recent study published by scientists from ETH Zurich, in collaboration with four German research institutions, has revealed that feeding glucosamine supplements to elderly mice increased their lifespan by almost 10%. In addition, the glucosamine supplements were found to increase protection against diabetes, since they improved the metabolization of glucose. This study represents an important step towards proving the effectiveness of glucosamine in humans.

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