Skin Conditioners & Fatty Acid Supplements
Essential Fatty Acids (EFA).
Fatty acids help skin and haircoat remain healthy. They may help heart health
and reduce arthritis pain and inflammation. Pets on low fat diets need fatty
acid supplements because they may not be getting the proper amount in their
food. Look for results to begin 3-6 weeks. Fatty acids exist in nature and
cannot be synthesized by the body, but are necessary to maintain health.
Prostaglandins, produced by EFA’s, regulate body functions such as energy
production and metabolic rate. The brain will not function without EFA’s. For
best results, EFA’s must be used together in balanced ratio. Omega 3 and Omega 6
are fatty acids. Omega 6 fatty acids are linolenic acid that aids in maintaining
the coat of the animal. Omega 3 fatty acids are linoleic acid that controls the
itching and inflammation of the skin.
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