Diet and Dementia

A scale to assess level of dementia and also, a discussion of some nutrition that has been shown to ameliorate some of the signs. For real.  The article is linked below.

A diet was formulated with high levels of Vitamin E, Vitamin C, Selenium, Beta Carotene, Lipoic Acid, Carnitine, Carotenoids, Flavonoids, EPA and DHA. Vitamins E and C are powerful antioxidants to help with brain aging and cognitive dysfunction. Beta Carotene is a precursor to vitamin A and selenium is a mineral that supports antioxidant activity. L-carnitine is a mitochondrial cofactor that helps improve the efficiency of cellular energy production. It also help to burn fat, so you will see it used in weight management foods too. Lipoic acid helps to recycle vitamins E and C. Carotenoids and flavonoids are the antioxidants that come from deeply colored fruits and vegetables. And DHA and EPA are the fatty acids that help to support cell membrane.

Vetri-Science Cardio Strength Heart Support Formula
Break Out:

L-Carnitine HCl, 250 mg; L-Taurine, 250 mg; N,N-Dimethylglycine HCl, 50 mg; d-Alpha Tocopheryl Succinate (Vitamin E), 30 IU; Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) Powder Blend, 25 mg; Coenzyme Q10, 20 mg; Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA) Powder Blend, 10 mg; Folic Acid, 0.9 mg; Magnesium (as Magnesium Citrate/Malate), 0.5 mg; Potassium (as Potassium Citrate/Malate), 0.1 mg; Selenium (as Sodium Selenite), 0.007 mg.

Phycox (Visiti Johnson Veterinary Services, I’m pretty sure our price is as good)
Glucosamine HCl – 450 mg, Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) – 400 mg, Creatine Monohydrate – 250 mg, Alpha Linolenic Acid – 200 mg, (Proprietary blend of Citrus Bioflavonoids, Calcium Phosphate, Manganese Sulfate, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Zinc Sulfate, Alpha Lipoic Acid, Grape Seed Extract) – 132 mg, Turmeric – 50 mg, Phycox – 30 mg, Eicosopentanoic Acid (EPA) – 9 mg, Docosohexaenoic Acid (DHA) – 6 mg, Boron – 100 mcg, Selenium – 10 mcg, & Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E) – 25 IU.

Krill MAX Fish Oil for Dogs – Soft Moist Tasty 350mg Omega 3 for Dogs – Best Dog Joint Supplement with DHA EPA Plus Astaxanthin and Vitamin E Supplements – for Hip Joints Skin and Coat
Break Out: 350mg – PURE ANTARCTIC KRILL OIL FOR DOGS WITH EPA AND DHA OMEGA 3 FATTY ACIDS – Includes 180mg EPA, 120mg DHA Omega 3 For Dogs Plus Astaxanthin, Phospholipids, and Choline.

What You Get In The three above:
Vitamin E 25IU + 30IU
Vitamin C (Not stated)
Selenium 10mcg + 7mcg
Carotenoids (subset of 350mg)
Lipoic acid (subset of 132mg)
Carnitine 250mg
Flavonoids (subset of 132mg)
EPA 180mg + 9mg + 25mg
DHA 120mg + 6mg + 50mg

L-Carnitine 250mg
Choline -0- (Not stated)
Omega 3 Fatty Acids 350mg
Glucosamine 450mg
MSM 400mg
Creatine 250mg
Linolenic Acid: 200mg + 10mg
Turmeric 50mg
Boron 100mcg
Taurine 250mg
Folic Acid 0.9mg
Magnesium .5mg
Coenzyme Q10 20mg


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