Juice Plus for Dogs and Cats

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Distributor number which will need to be given is  180587

Why do Our Pets need Juice Plus?

Why use Juice Plus?

What are veterinarians saying about Juice Plus?

More on Juice Plus for Cats.

More on Juice Plus for Dogs.


Why do Our Pets Need Juice Plus?

Like most of us, our pets eat highly processed, overcooked food. This processing and cooking damages the nutritional value of the food. Essential nutrients are often either missing entirely or difficult to absorb.

The results are obvious. Our pets face many of the same health issues we do (like chronic degenerative diseases and allergies) largely because of their poor diet. Foods like Juice Plus+ for Dogs and Juice Plus+ for Cats are less processed, and include “active” ingredients like enzymes and friendly microorganisms that help to correct these nutritional deficiencies. Back to the top

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  Why Use Juice Plus? Our goal is simply to help your dog or cat live healthier, more energetic lives through better nutrition. Specific results will vary.

However, the ingredients included in Juice Plus+ for Dogs and Juice Plus+ for Cats not only provide a rich blend of vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids, but may also help your pet defend itself against common pests, such as fleas (brewers’ yeast and garlic), worms (garlic), and odors (alfalfa). Flaxseed and safflower are included to help promote healthy skin and coat. Back to the top

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What are veterinarians saying about Juice Plus for Dogs and Juice Plus for Cats?

Juice Plus+ for Dogs and Cats has made dramatic improvements in pets with chronic skin conditions. One client stated, ‘This is the first time in years that Ginny has had new hair growth!’ This product has also helped dogs with irritable bowel disease to stabilize digestion.”

Ray Caughman, D.V.M.
Snellville, GA

“I feel that Juice Plus+ for Dogs and Cats will be of great benefit to your pets overall health.”

Paula Drone, D.V.M.
Baton Rouge, LA

“We have used Juice Plus+ for Dogs to treat the ‘gassy dog’ problem. It has virtually been eliminated using this product.”

Douglas A. Leigh, D.V.M.
Springfield, MO

“Juice Plus can help pets deal with skin conditions, gastrointestional problems and immune system issues. As importantly, it can help all of our pets become healthier and happier and remain so throughout their lives.”

Tracy A.Lord, D.V.M.
Williamsburg, VA

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Learn More about Juice Plus for Cats.

Juice Plus for Cats provides high potency enzymes to help the body utilize food nutrients by replacing the food enzyme activity lost in the cooking and processing of food. Each dose provides amylase, protease, lipase, cellulase, glucoamylase and the amino acid taurine in a whole food base of alfalfa, barley, wheat grass, garlic, flax seed and safflower pedals. Lactobacillus acidophilus and Lactobacillus plantarum are included in this product for intestinal support and liver is added to enhance the flavor.

Cats have evolved as carnivores and as such, the importance of protein and fat in proper metabolism and good health cannot be understated; even so, the food must be digested for its nutritional value to be realized. Most commercial cat foods consist of a combination of cereals and meat proteins. Heat processing makes many of the nutrients difficult to digest, primarily proteins. The feline gastrointestinal tract is extremely short and ingested foods move quickly through the tract making digestibility highly critical for cats. Supplemental enzymes help assure that the cat receives the maximum amount of nutrition available form the food eaten.

Dosage varies with the size of the cat, but most cats receive 1/4 of a teaspoon daily sprinkled on their food. Each 2500 milligram dose (approximately 1 teaspoon) contains:

Alfalfa Juice Concentrate

20 milligram

Amylase

2000 DU

Barley Juice

20 milligram

Beet Root Fiber

781 milligram

Cellulase

125 CU

Flax Seed

260 milligram

Garlic (Odorless)

30 milligram

Glycoamylase

4.5 AG

Lactobacillus Acidophilus

500 million CFU

Lactobacillus Plantarum

100 million CFU

Lipase

70 LU

Liver Substance

1258 milligram

Protease

13230 HUT

Safflower Petals

20 milligram

Taurine

1.5 milligram

Wheat Grass Juice

20 milligram

Protease digests proteins to produce small peptide chains and amino acids. Protein is the primary source of energy for cats. The absence of protein or the inability to properly metabolize this nutrient can drastically affect feline health. Amino acids are important building blocks, being used by the cat’s body to build muscles, metabolic enzymes, neurotransmitters and many other biochemicals. Amino acids supply nitrogen for the synthesis of all other nitrogenous compounds as well as a back-up supply of energy.

Lipase digests dietary fats releasing fatty acids and glycerol. Dietary fat is a concentrated source of energy, supplying four times the amount of energy as either protein of glucose. Important to feline health, fats act as a carrier for fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E and K), build cell membranes and from prostaglandin, leukotrienes and hormones. Proper assimilation of fats is also important for a healthy skin and coat.

Amylases, Glucoamylase and Cellulase digest starches and cellulose, respectively, to produce small polysaccharides, disaccharides and free glucose. Although cats do not require starches for energy production, the glucose polysaccharides are often added to commercial pet foods to act as an inexpensive extender of the meat product. Although fiber digestion is not generally considered essential for feline health, the breakdown of some fiber has been shown to be beneficial, supplying a source of supplemental energy. Improperly digested carbohydrates can cause bloating, flatulence and diarrhea.

This formula also includes the amino acid taurine of which cats synthesize only limited amounts. Taurine deficiency is an important nutritional consideration for cats because they use much more per day than their bodies can synthesize. Cats require taurine for both bile metabolism and vision. Since cats conjugate bile salts almost exclusively with taurine, large amounts of taurine are excreted each day. Taurine deficiency can result in low weight, poor survival, reduced growth, cerebellar dystrophy, vision impairment and myocardial failure. For this reason, supplementation of taurine is considered essential for feline health.

The inclusion of a whole food blend provides additional natural vitamins and minerals (which are often missing from commercial pet foods, where synthetics are added to account for the loss which occurs with processing). Garlic is naturally high in iodine, sulfur, phosphorus, iron, potassium and selenium: as well as the vitamins B1 and B3 . This herb/vegetable is well known for its beneficial effects on both the immune and cardiovascular systems. Garlic has been shown to kill worms and repel fleas.

Barley and Wheat Grass are important cereal grasses. When harvested during their early growth, they supply vitamins and minerals at levels comparable to the green leafy vegetables. These green foods are rich in sources of beta carotene, vitamin C, thiamin, riboflavin, pyridoxine (B6), folic acid, calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, selenium and potassium. Additionally, these grasses supply antioxidant activity; recently, the compound 2′-O-glycosylisovitexin has been identified in Barley grass which exhibits antioxidant activity greater than that of vitamin E. Antioxidant nutrients such as those found in cereal grasses are important in maintaining health and the body integrity.

Flaxseed and Safflower are rich natural sources of essential fatty acids which play a critical role in the maintenance of a healthy skin and coat. Essential fatty acids are vital to healthy metabolism and the total health of the cat.

Desiccated Liver is a rich source of nutrients and enhances the products flavor. The product is more appetizing to the cat , increasing compliance and positive results.

Lactobacillus acidophilus and Lactobacillus plantarum are included in this enzyme multiple to further aid the gastrointestinal system. Naturally found throughout the gastrointestinal tract of healthy animals, these microorganisms help defend the body against invading pathogenic bacteria. Probiotic organisms produce lactic acid and keep the colon environment slightly acidic to prevent the growth of harmful organisms; furthermore, Lactobacilli are known to produce several antibiotic compounds to further inhibit the growth of pathogenic organisms. Due to the prevalence of broad-spectrum antibiotic treatment which kills the beneficial organisms as well as harmful bacteria, healthy intestinal flora may be lacking. In addition, Lactobacillus organisms have been found to significantly contribute to the reduction of lactose intolerance symptoms. Yet, another benefit of probiotics is their ability to regulate bowel movements and halt diarrhea. Lactobacillus organisms contribute to gastrointestinal health by providing a tonifying and health promoting activity.

References:
  Berson, E.L. Et Al. “Renal Degeneration In Cats Fed Casein, Supplementation With Methionine, Cysteine Or Taurine.” Investigative Ophthalmology, 15:52 (1976).
  Brochu, E. “Special Behavior Of Lactic Bacteria And Their Relation To Nutrition And Health” (Rosell Institute Inc: Lecture August 10, 1985).
  Howell, E. Enzyme Nutrition: The Food Enzyme Concept. (Wayne, Nj: Avery Publishing Group, 1985).
  Huxtable, R.J. Et Al. Biology Of Taurine And Mechanisms. Advances In Experimental Medicine And Biology, Volume 217 (New York Plenum Press). 1987
  Jennings, J. P. Feeding Digestion And Assimilation In Animals. (London: Macmillan Press Ltd., 1972).
  Kim, H.S., Ph.D. “Beneficial Microorganisms As Dietary Adjuncts: Lactobacilli And Bifidobacteria” Miles Analecta 7 -11. 1986
  Mcginnis, T. The Well Cats Book: The Classic Comprehensive Handbook Of Cats Care. (New York : Random House, 1993)
  Pitcairn, R. H. ; Pitcairn, S. H. Natural Health For Dogs And Cats. (Emmaus, Pa: Rodale Press, 1982).
  Scott, P.P., “Diets (Natural And Synthetic): Cats And Other Felicae” In Nutrition And Food, Section G: Diets, Culture Media And Food Supplements, Edited By M. Rechcigi, Jr., (Cleveland: Crc Press, 1977).
  Siebold, R. Cereal Grass: What’s In It For You! (Lawrence, Ks: Wilderness Community Education Foundation, 1990).
  Subcommittee On Cats Nutrition, Committee On Animal Nutrition, Board Of Agriculture, National Research Council. Nutritional Requirements Of Cats, Revised Edition. (Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1986).

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Learn More about Juice Plus for Dogs.

Juice Plus+ for Dogs provides high potency multiple enzymes to help the body utilize food nutrients by replacing the food enzyme activity lost in the cooking and processing of food. Each dose provides amylase, protease, lipase, cellulase, and glucoamylase in a whole food base of garlic, alfalfa, barley, wheat grass, flaxseed; safflower and brewer’s yeast. In addition, the beneficial microorganisms Lactobacillus acidophilus and Lactobacillus plantarum are included in this product for intestinal support.

Dogs require dietary sources of energy which may be supplied by either plant or animal products, as long as the food that they ingest is digested and the nutrients are absorbed. Most commercial dog foods consist of a combination of cereals and meat proteins. Heat processing makes many of the nutrients difficult to digest, primarily proteins. Supplemental enzymes help assure that the dog receives the maximum amount of nutrition available from the food eaten.

Dosage varies with the size of the dog. Dogs under 15 pounds receive 1/4 of a teaspoon daily sprinkled on their food. Dogs 15 to 30 pounds receive 1/2 teaspoon; and dogs over 30 pounds receive 1 teaspoon. Each 2500 milligram dose (approximately 1 teaspoon) contains:

Alfalfa Juice Concentrate

20 milligram

Amylase

2000 DU

Barley Juice

20 milligram

Beet Root Fiber

321 milligram

Brewer’s Yeast

1715 milligram

Cellulase

125 CU

Flax Seed

260 milligram

Garlic (Odorless)

30 milligram

Glycoamylase

4 AG

Lactobacillus Acidophilus

500 million CFU

Lactobacillus Plantarum

100 million CFU

Lipase

70 LU

Protease

13230 HUT

Safflower Petals

20 milligram

Wheat Grass Juice

20 milligram

Protease digests proteins to produce small peptides and amino acids and since dogs do not synthesize essential amino acids, it is of utmost importance that the diet be digestible. Amino acids are important building blocks, being used by the dog’s body to build muscles, metabolic enzymes, neurotransmitters and many other biochemicals. Amino acids supply nitrogen for the synthesis of all other nitrogenous compounds as well as a back-up supply of energy.

Amylase, Glucoamylase, and Cellulase digest starches and cellulose, respectively, to produce small polysaccharides, disaccharides and free glucose. Dogs require glucose to supply energy for all life functions. Complex polysaccharides are often added to commercial pet foods to act as an inexpensive extender of meat product. Although fiber digestion is not generally considered essential for canine health, the breakdown of some fiber has been shown to be beneficial, supplying a source of supplemental energy.

Lipase digests dietary fats releasing free fatty acids and glycerol. Dietary fats is a concentrated source of energy, supplying four times the amount of energy as either protein or glucose. Fats are important to canine health. Fats act as a carrier for fat soluble vitamins (A, D, E and K), built cell membranes and form prostaglandin and leukotrienes. Assimilation of fats is also important for a healthy skin and coat.

Inclusion of a whole food blend provides additional natural vitamins and minerals (which are often missing from commercial pet foods, where synthetics are added to account for the loss which occurs with processing).

Brewer’s yeast is a rich source of the B-Complex vitamins and is high in the minerals magnesium and phosphorus. Combinations of brewer’s yeast and garlic have also been found to be effective in reducing flea infestations on dogs. In addition, brewer’s yeast has a pleasant taste that supports compliance.

Garlic is naturally high in iodine, sulfur, phosphorus, iron potassium and selenium: as well as the vitamins B1 and B3. This herb/vegetable is well known for its beneficial effects on both the immune and cardiovascular systems. Garlic has been shown to kill worms and repel fleas.

Alfalfa is considered highly nourishing and is a rich source of many trace minerals in addition to providing magnesium, iron, B-vitamins, chromium, vitamin C and beta-carotene. Chlorophyll has been shown to have a cleansing action on the body, detoxifying and preventing odors.

Barley and Wheat grass are important cereal grasses. When harvested during their early growth, they supply vitamins and minerals at levels comparable to the green leafy vegetables. These green foods are rich sources of beta-carotene, vitamin C, thiamin, riboflavin, pyridoxine (B6), folic acid, calcium, iron phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, selenium and potassium. Additionally, these grasses supply antioxidant activity; the compound 2′-O-glycosylisovitexin has been identified in Barley grass which exhibits antioxidant activity greater than that of vitamin E. Antioxidant nutrients such as those found in cereal grasses are important in maintaining health and the integrity of our bodies.

Flaxseed and Safflower are rich natural sources of the essential fatty acids which play a critical role in the maintenance of a healthy skin and coat. The essential fatty acids are vital to a healthy metabolism and the total health of the dog.

Lactobacillus acidophilus and Lactobacillus plantarum are included in this enzyme multiple to further aid the gastrointestinal system. Naturally found throughout the gastrointestinal tract of healthy animals, these microorganisms help defend the body against invading pathogenic bacteria. Probiotic organisms produce lactic acid and keep the colon environment slightly acidic to prevent the growth of harmful organisms; furthermore, lactobacilli are known to produce several antibiotic compounds to further inhibit the growth of pathogenic organisms. Due to the prevalence of broad-spectrum antibiotic treatment which kills the beneficial organisms as well as harmful bacteria, healthy intestinal flora may be lacking. In addition, Lactobacillus organisms have been found to significantly contribute to the reduction of lactose intolerance symptoms. Yet another benefit of probiotics is their ability to regulate bowel movements and halt diarrhea. Lactobacillus organisms contribute to gastrointestinal health by providing a tonifying and health promoting activity.

References: Abrams, J.T. “The Nutrition Of The Dog” In Nutrition And Food, Section G: Diets, Culture Media, And Food Supplements Edited By M. Rechcigl, Jr. (Cleveland: CRC Press, 1977) Brochu, E. “Special Behavior Of Lactic Bacteria And Their Relation To Nutrition And Health” (Rosell Institute Inc: Lecture, August 18, 1986)
  Howell, E. Enzyme Nutrition: The Food Enzyme Concept. (Wayne, NJ: Avery Publishing Group, 1985)
  Jennings, JB. Feeding, Digestion And Assimilation In Animals. (London: Macmillian Press, Ltd., 1972
  Kim, H.S., Ph.D. “Beneficial Microorganisms As Dietary Adjuncts: Lactobacilli And Bifidobacteria” Miles Analecta 7-11. 1986
  Pitcairn, R.H.; Pitcairn, S. H. Natural Health For Dogs And Cats. (Emmaus, PA: Rodale Press, 1982)
Subcommittee On Dog Nutrition, Committee On Animal Nutrition, Board Of Agriculture, National Research Council. (Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1985).

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