Mobility support with Green Lipped Mussel

Mobility support with Green Lipped Mussel

Green lipped mussel is a natural supplement that has been gaining popularity for its potential benefits in improving mobility in dogs. But what exactly is green lipped mussel and how does it work?

What is Green Lipped Mussel and how does it help mobility?

Green lipped mussel, also known as Perna canaliculus, is a shellfish native to New Zealand and a staple food of the indigenous Māori people of New Zealand’s coasts. Interest in the mussel’s potential health benefits began in the early 1970s and stemmed from the observation that Māori people had a lower incidence of arthritis than people who lived inland.  

Green Lipped Mussel is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, glucosamine, chondroitin, and other nutrients that are beneficial for joint health. They also contain chondroitin sulfate, a component of connective tissues like joints and bones that may reduce inflammation and support the maintenance of joint tissue

In addition to these anti-inflammatory nutrients, the mussels are a good source of zinc and an excellent source of iron, selenium, and several B-vitamins.

Benefits of Green Lipped Mussel for Dogs

Research has indicated that green lipped mussel can help improve mobility in dogs with arthritis, hip dysplasia, and other joint issues. In fact, a study found that dogs who were given green lipped mussel showed significant improvement in their mobility compared to those who were not given the supplement. Supplements are not intended to treat or cure clinical conditions but can support the maintenance of healthy joint tissues and ease discomfort.

How to Incorporate Green Lipped Mussel into Your Dog's Diet

Green lipped mussel supplements for dogs are available in various forms, including oils (food toppers) and chews.  It is important to follow the recommended dosage based on your dog's weight and consult with your veterinarian before starting any new supplement regimen.

Adding green lipped mussel to your dog's diet can be an easy and effective way to support their joint health and improve mobility. With regular use, you may start to see positive changes in your dog's comfort and mobility levels.

Remember, not all Green Lipped Mussel ingredients are created equally. Search for products that use high quality Green Lipped Mussel and that contain full fat. Omega fatty acids are contained within the fat layer of the ingredient. 

Always prioritize your dog's health and well-being by providing them with the best possible care, nutrition and exercise. Green lipped mussel can be a valuable tool in helping your furry friend live a happy and active life.

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