Guest: John Croft
Presenter: Wayne Bucklar
Guest Bio: John Croft has a unique mixture of skills, talents and qualifications, which has enabled him to help build, the marine nutraceutical industry in New Zealand. John Croft is regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on the life cycle, farming methods and therapeutic uses of marine extracts, including the remarkable New Zealand native shellfish, green lipped mussel. He is the author of five books, all of which have been very supportive of biotechnology: Life in the Sea; Relief from Arthritis: Deep Sea Shark Liver Oil; Health from the Sea, Freedom from Disease, Arthritis and Aging, A Solution from the Sea. John writes in a format that takes academic research and repackages it for public consumption; the same applies to his lectures. John’s career started out in the British merchant marine, where he spent 10 years at sea, three of which as a ship’s captain. In 1958, John took on the job as mate and master of a fishery patrol vessel operated by the British government, charged with investigating the effects of pollution from estuaries on marine life.
Segment overview: In today’s Health Supplier Segment, we welcome returning guest John Croft who is here to share more of his wisdom when it comes to marine medicine specifically the Green Lipped Mussel which is native and grown only in New Zealand. It has been proven thru research that the TGA-approved green-lipped mussel extract has therapeutic uses that can assist with osteoarthritis and rheumatism symptom relief. The Green Lipped Mussel Extract is approved in Australia for providing compounds that can help to manage osteoarthritis and rheumatism; helping to reduce arthritic joint pain and inflammation; helping to improve arthritic joint mobility and reduce stiffness; and supporting healthy cartilage and connective tissue function.