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April 2010

Are there different types of EFA’s And What are the differences?

If you’re like most people, you are probably wondering, “What are essential fatty acids?” Or, “How could something with the word ‘fat’ in it be good for me?” The short answer is essential fatty acids (or EFA’s) are essential because our bodies alone cannot produce them – they must be obtained through our diet. EFA’s are long molecules that are used in the construction of the walls of our cells, known as the cell membranes. The cell membranes are critical for both nutritional processes and the excretion of toxic waste... Read more →

Why Is Syn-flex Liquid Glucosamine One Of The Most Powerful Joint Care Products

Glucosamine and why liquid Glucosamine formula Syn-flex® is one of the most powerful joint care products on the market today... Glucosamine is an amino sugar produced from the shells of chitin (shellfish) and is a key component of the extra cellular matrix of cartilage. Glucosamine works to stimulate joint function and repair. Glucosamine has been clinically proven to slow the progression of osteoarthritis in humans with arthritis and hip dysplasia in pets. It has been proven effective in easing osteoarthritis pain, aid in rehabilitating cartilage, renewing synovial fluid, and repairing... Read more →

Cetyl M For Dogs A Dietary Supplement Is Being Voluntarily Recalled

The Associated Press just released this statement.... Response Products, of Broken Bow, Neb., is voluntarily recalling Cetyl M for Dogs, because the product could be contaminated with salmonella. Contaminated pet food can infect animals as well as people who have not handled the products properly. No illnesses have been reported, according to the company. The dietary supplement for dogs was distributed nationwide through direct sales, stores, veterinarians and online retailers. The recall involves lot numbers 1210903 and 0128010. For more information, consumers can call 1-877-266-9757 Read more →

Probiotics have received a great deal of attention lately, and this focus is absolutely justified. An increasing number of products, from yogurts to pet foods, contain probiotics. Often referred to as “healthy” and/or “friendly” bacteria (or microorganisms) in the media, their proper notation is “direct fed microbials” when used in pet foods. Basically, probiotics are helpful bacteria that reside in the intestinal tract. In fact, every digestive system contains millions of bacteria, both those with a healthful purpose (like probiotics) and some that are not so beneficial. While some kinds... Read more →

How Time Outside Can Help Ease ADD/ADHD

Modern living has created a new paradox- as we gain more virtual connectivity, we're significantly losing real-time connections. A national study from the Kaiser Family Foundation cited that the average American 8 to 18-year-old spends seven and a half hours a day using a smart phone, computer, television, or other electronic gadget. Too Much Technology? It doesn't seem surprising that reports of ADD/ADHD are continually on the rise, with children spending less time than ever getting physical exercise, a means of naturally expending energy. Almost half of elementary schools have... Read more →

5 Foods To Add To Your Diet This Allergy Season

Allergies seem more prevalent then ever, and you can thank pollution for exacerbating certain allergy symptoms even more. Add to that the side effects of most allergy medicines such as drowsiness, and spring can quickly turn sour for many allergy sufferers. The good news is that there are certain things you can do to naturally help ease and even prevent troubling symptoms such as wheezing and other respiratory difficulties. The importance of diet Maybe you are aware of some of the foods such as dairy that can increase histamine levels... Read more →

Does the thought of having a sneezing, scratching pet around the house make you cringe? Luckily, there are ways to naturally combat allergy symptoms! Some of the most common causes of allergies for pets are pollen, dust, plants, and mold. In addition, there are two different types of allergens that occur most often in the spring, contact and inhalant. What are Contact Allergens? As winter leaves and blooming plants and lush green grass start to appear, your pet may suffer from a contact allergy, which can develop into a skin... Read more →