Step Above Proteins will provide the missing nutritional links for most dietary supplements. A nitrogen balance is maintained for the support of age-related collagen loss and cartilage damage. It is an excellent product for those animals with a sedentary lifestyle who may suffer from repetitive joint pain or discomfort. Gelatin is beneficial in supporting and maintaining the joint capsule. Maintaining the synovial fluid in an intact capsule is important for pain-free joint movement. Gelatin repairs and builds cartilage, strengthens ligaments, tendons & muscles weakened by overuse through impact and stress. It benefits hair, skin tissue, and blood cell growth.