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green lipped mussels


Green Lipped Mussels are known to contain nutrients that may reduce inflammation. This is an important supplement for Murphy because at 18 his back legs are becoming a bit weak. In addition, these wonderful fungi contain a powerful combo of Omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants and minerals known to provide a natural inflammatory response that helps to boost the immune system, reduce pain, repair cartilage and protect joints, ligaments and tendons. Senior dogs can benefit from this powerful supplement.

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Green Lipped Mussels have been enjoyed for centuries as a traditional delicacy by the Maori people of the New Zealand coast. Interestingly, it was discovered that the rate of arthritis and rheumatic ailments was very low among citizens in the coastal area.

About 40 years ago NASA researchers discovered that green lipped mussels contained high anti-inflammatory compounds, when they were looking for the possible health advantages seafood offered astronauts in space.

Always check with your vet before changing your dog’s diet or adding supplements.