Alpha-Lipoic Acid

ALPHA-LIPOIC ACID (ALA) Alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) is a potent antioxidant and free radical scavenger that has been proven to regenerate vitamin C and vitamin E; restore levels of intracellular glutathione, an important antioxidant that declines with a dog’s age; and increase excretion of toxic heavy metals such as mercury. It was first synthesized and tested in the 1970s for the treatment of...

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Chlorophyll Health Benefits

Chlorophyll Health Benefits

Chlorophyll Chlorophyll is a naturally occurring molecule that gives plants their green color. Chlorophyll is also the molecule that is responsible for facilitating one of the most incredibly miraculous processes on earth – the process of photosynthesis. Photosynthesis is the process that converts sunlight energy, water and carbon dioxide into our primary source of fuel – glucose. All...

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Fatty Acids Role In the Canine Physiology

Fatty Acids Role In the Canine Physiology

Improving A Dog’s Skin and Coat Health A dog’s skin and coat is the largest organ of their body and its condition signifies a dog’s general health. There are two types of oils, organic oils and mineral oils. Organic oils are vital to a dog’s overall health specifically their skin and coats. These oils are produced in an assortment plants, animals, and other organisms through...

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Peppermint Oil

Peppermint is a cross between watermint and spearmint and is native to Europe. Historically, the herb has been known for its medicinal uses. Hence it is often termed as the world’s oldest medicine. Unlike many other herbs and essential oils, numerous health benefits of peppermint and peppermint oil have been studied and proved by the scientific community. As a result, peppermint oil is also...

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Rosmary

Two of the most important ingredients in rosemary, which are thought to be largely responsible for many of these therapeutic actions, are caffeic acid and rosemarinic acid – both are potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agents.1 These two natural acids are effective at reducing inflammation which may contribute to asthma, liver disease and heart disease.2 Rosemary is proving an...

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