We all love our pets and want them to be happy and healthy, but sometimes the things we give them makes their cells very unhappy.
Studies continue to prove that an overweight cat or dog, even though they are still not technically obese, still have a higher chance to get certain diseases like cancer, diabetes, thyroid disease, to name just a few!
Of course, we don’t want that, so what do we do? What do we feed? Simple.
Cutting calories is of course essential to weight loss, but also remembering that not all calories are created equal, and since inflammation feeds obesity, there are two things we can do that are in our control:
So, what is the best diet that you can feed to eliminate this problem or better yet, prevent it?
A balanced quality raw diet. Surprised?
Not only is raw free of aalll the unnecessary carbohydrates that are really just making your pet fatter, but it is very bioavailable, meaning your pet’s body knows exactly what to do with those calories, using it as fuel and not storing it as fat. Not to mention, it won’t spike their insulin levels, so they won’t constantly be in a pro-inflammatory state. The raw food we sell is completely balanced, very low in carbohydrates and hormone free, with added coconut oil to boot so you don’t have to!
Can’t I just feed a prescription weight loss food?
What would you rather live off for the rest of your life, diet ‘cardboard’ tasting food or real fresh whole foods?
Besides, here are some of the ingredients in most commercial prescription weight loss foods:
Lucy is an avid pet mom; with dogs, cats, goats and horses to keep her busy! All of her pet 'kids' are fed a species appropriate diet with proper supplementation so she can watch them thrive. Her expertise and experience lie in nutraceutical supplementation and is a health advocate for proper diet and nutrition. Her other passions in life are schutzhund and equestrian riding.