Dog and Cat Food Nutrition / Pet Food Ingredients
on May 11, 2016

Lipoic acid: Significant benefits for aging pets?

Cognitive function has not been considered a criterion for evaluating nutrient requirements, but the benefits derived from lipoic acid regarding memory may merit reconsideration.

A great deal has been written about α-lipoic acid in the last few years. Based on some of these articles, this compound could be a veritable fountain of youth for our aging pets. In humans and rodents, α-lipoic acid has been associated with improved cognition during aging, repair of nerve…

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