A New Healthy Weapon Against Arthritis and Pain
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Perna canaliculus, the green lipped mussel

We’ve seen a spate of back injuries lately, and so it’s prompted me to discuss Perna canaliculus once more.  Perna canaliculus, or Perna for short, is the technical name for the New Zealand green lipped mussel. It is a bivalve … Continue reading

Ingredients to Avoid In Pet Food
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Pet food ingredients to avoid

Propylene glycol is an industrial solvent used in acrylics, stains, inks, dyes, cellophane, non-toxic antifreeze, airplane de-icers and brake fluid. Side effects on animals include: irregular heartbeat, underdeveloped growth, brain, liver and kidney failure, lowering blood pressure and even death. … Continue reading

Dog Allergies and Wheat Gluten Meal
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Dog allergies and wheat gluten

Wheat gluten meal is a plant-based protein concentrate found in a wide variety of dog and cat foods. It acts as a meat substitute, binding the kibble together, and artificially increasing the protein content of the food.  Basically, gluten is … Continue reading