Special Ingredient Saturday – Alfalfa Sprouts

Special Ingredient Saturday – Alfalfa Sprouts

Alfalfa sprouts are the only plant that supplies the full range of vitamins—from Vitamin A, B complex, C, and E to Vitamin K. They also contain calcium, folic acid, magnesium, manganese, molybdenum, phosphorus, potassium, and zinc. Sprouts are rich in antioxidants and...

Special Ingredient Saturday – Sardines

Special Ingredient Saturday – Sardines

Sardines are a great protein source that provides significant Vitamin B3, B12 and D, selenium, and healthy omega-3 Fatty acids. Sardines are also a good source of phosphorus and calcium.

Special Ingredient Saturday – Vitamin E

Special Ingredient Saturday – Vitamin E

Vitamin E is one of the best-known vitamins, popular for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. When taken internally (i.e. as a dietary supplement) it has numerous health benefits as it fights free radicals that lead to premature aging. But this blog post...

Special Ingredient Saturday – Broccoli

Special Ingredient Saturday – Broccoli

Broccoli provides a high amount of Vitamin C, which aids iron absorption. It also provides a good source of folic acid and potassium. Broccoli is a fiber-rich food. The sulforaphane in broccoli helps to increase the level of enzymes that block cancer, while the...

Special Ingredient Saturday – Celery

Special Ingredient Saturday – Celery

Celery will add Vitamin C and Vitamin K to your pet’s diet. Celery contains phthalates that relax the muscles surrounding the arteries. This allows the arteries to dilate and the blood to flow easily. Celery contains many phytochemicals that science has shown prevent...

Special Ingredient Saturday – Sweet Orange Oil

Special Ingredient Saturday – Sweet Orange Oil

Latin Name: Citrus sinensis Family: Rutaceae Description: Sweet orange oil is extracted from the peel of the orange fruit, which grows from an evergreen tree in tropical and subtropical climates. The oil makes up approximately one percent of the volume of the rind....

Special Ingredient Saturday – Sunflower Seeds

Special Ingredient Saturday – Sunflower Seeds

Sunflower seeds are an excellent source of Vitamin E and a good source of B1, manganese, magnesium, copper, selenium, phosphorus, and folate. Sunflower seeds are high in Vitamin E, which have antioxidants that help neutralize free radicals that could otherwise damage...

Special Ingredient Saturday – Clams

Special Ingredient Saturday – Clams

Clams are a quality protein source for your pet that also provides an excellent source of iron. Clams also provide phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper and manganese.

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