Racemethinone is a racemic mixture of D and L- Methionine and is an important donor of methyl groups and sulfur in various tissues. Methionine is an essential amino acid meaning it cannot be produced by the body and must therefore be consumed in the diet. Good dietary sources of methionine include fish, meat, brazil nuts, soy and sesame seeds.
Methionine is of particular importance because it:
• Contains anti-inflammatory properties16.
• Has a pain-relieving effect 16 and
• Stimulates the cartilage cells to create more cartilaginous tissue