Feline Joint Health


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Feline Joint Health
Active Components
PERNALOGIX Feline Joint Health Green Lipped Mussel Powder has Glycosaminoglycans (also known as Mucopolysaccharides or GAG) containing heparin sulphate, dermatan sulphate, hyaluronic acid and chondroitin sulphate. These active ingredients are responsible for the anti-inflammatory and lubricating properties and result in ongoing self-repair and replenishment of joints. It also supplies minerals that are needed to metabolise vitamins, enzymes, carbohydrates, and proteins. The total GAG content of Pernalogix Green Lipped Mussel Powder is generally in the range of 2 – 3%. Of this, nearly all is heparin sulphate (about 98%) and only 2% is chondroitin sulphate.  
Lipids
Green Lipped Mussel Powder Extract typically contains 4-6% total lipids.

Carbohydrates
Green Lipped Mussel Powder Extract typically contains 20% total carbohydrates.
Protein
Green Lipped Mussel Powder Extract is typically 55-60% protein. This protein is constituted from the following amino acids as follows:

Minerals
Published information on our New Zealand Green Lipped Mussel Powder shows the mineral content of Greenshell Mussels as:

Typical Analysis Percentages
Ash ........................ 9%
Carbohydrates ....... 17% (includes Glycosaminoglycans)
Lipids ....................13.5%
Protein .................... 55%
Cholesterol ................. 2%
Sodium (Na) ................. 2%
Potassium (K) ............... 1%
Magnesium (Mg) ............ 0.45%
Calcium (Ca) .............. 0.3%

Typical Analysis per 1g:  (1000mg) 
Crude protein .55g, Total fats 109mg, ash 0.9g
Total carbohydrates: 153mg, moisture 0.05g
Total essential fatty acids:
Total omega 3: 18.2mg (EPA 8.85mg, DHA 5.5mg, ETA 1.0mg, ALA 2.1mg)
Minerals:
Boron 16ug, calcium 3mg, copper 4.6ug, chromium 2ug, iodine 13.5ug, iron 0.46mg, manganese 15ug, magnesium 4.5mg, potassium 11mg, phosphorus 9.9mg, sodium 20mg, sulphur 18mg, selenium >1ug, taurine 29mg, zinc .63mg
Vitamins:
Presenting vitamins: A, D, E, B2, B3, B6, B12 and vitamin C
Vitamins per 100g: B2 1.51mg, vit B6 4.67mg, vit B3 5.31mg, vit C 8.62mg
Glycosaminoglycans (GAG's)/mucopolysaccharides:
GAGs 11-15% prominently chondroitin sulphate, with proteoglycans total 30%

Suggested Daily Amount: 
Suggested daily amount is 250 - 1,500 mg per day, depending on the size of the dog or cat and the severity of the inflammation. It should be noted, however, that in some cases the benefits of taking Green Lipped Mussel Powder may take two to three months to become evident. It should also be noted that if the inflammation is severe, you can double up the suggested amount for the first two weeks of treatment.

Suggested Daily Amount: 
Weight               Amount                         Jar will last
00 - 25 Lbs.      250 mg - 1 Scoop         200 Days

25 – 50 Lbs.     500 mg - 2 Scoops       100 Days

Note: If severe inflammation is evident, please double the suggested amount for the first two weeks and then feed as recommended.

​Note: Always consult a licensed Veterinarian before feeding any supplemental products.

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