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...

Special Ingredient Saturday – Tomato

Tomatoes provide lycopene, an antioxidant that helps to prevent cancerous cell formations. The red coloration of tomatoes is derived from lycopene. Equally nutritious in any form (cooked or raw), unlike most fruits and vegetables, tomatoes actually increase in...

Special Ingredient Saturday – Yellow Squash and Zucchini

Research studies have found summer squash varieties (yellow, zucchini) to be excellent sources of alpha and beta-carotene (antioxidants). Summer squash is a great source of copper, manganese, Vitamin C, and magnesium. Research has also found that steaming this...

Special Ingredient Saturday – Lavender

Botanical Name: Lavandula angustifolia Origin: France Extraction Method: steam distilled from the flowering tops   The name ‘lavender’ is derived from the Latin ‘lavare’ meaning “to wash”. It has been used for thousands of years for its ability to disinfect, soothe...
Special Ingredient Saturday – Salmon

Special Ingredient Saturday – Salmon

Pink and chum varieties provide a great source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Salmon is also a great protein source, rich in Vitamin D, B3 (niacin), and B12. Salmon with bones included (example canned pink salmon) is also a great source of calcium.

Special Ingredient Saturday – Powdered Cellulose

Recently, clients have asked me to review their food labels and one ingredient has been showing up frequently is powdered cellulose. What the heck it that? This hard to understand definition is put forth by the organization, AAFCO (look on your food bag) that...

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