A Model Diet

British scientists have developed a type of pet food aimed at helping arthritic dogs. The “joint support” food contains NZ green-lipped mussels, which have an ideal combination of fatty acids and antioxidants for reducing pain caused by osteoarthritis. Scientists hit on the discovery after making a connection between the amount of green-lipped mussels eaten by Maori and their remarkably low levels of arthritis.

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