Let’s go back. Way back. Imagine it’s 1932–a time of simplicity, a time of caring, a time of purity. Honesty reigned and quality of life was the rule, not the exception. Back then, product innovation came from a place of care and concern, not profit. Continue reading “New Year New Dog Food: Introducing Muenster Ancient Grains”
Of all the systems in a mammal’s body, the intestines, and more specifically the colon, require special dietary attention. You may feed your dog a strict diet of premium, all natural and organic dog food, but if they can’t absorb the nutrients therein, you’re all in trouble. Continue reading “Short Chain Fatty Acids; What Are They and Where Do They Come From?”
Unlike humans, dogs feel little to no inherent shame about passing wind. Maybe that’s what makes it so easy to blame our own flatulence on them. The truth is, most of us can still tell the difference, even if we pretend not to notice. Continue reading “The Truth About Dog Farts + When It’s a Problem”
Since the days of Ancient Rome, health conscious humans have utilized the roots of a bright blue flower from the plant Cichorium intybus, otherwise known as chicory, to bolster their digestive systems.
Within the last few decades, the same gastrointestinal wunderkind has made the jump to dog food. This prebiotic is known for its ability to enhance the intricate and complex systems of our canine companions.
More than 40 species, all similar in anatomy, make up the members of the yucca family.
Hailing from arid regions of the US, Mexico, and Latin America, this root vegetable has been an important source of food and medicine for centuries. Its also a powerhouse of essential vitamins, minerals and plant-based nutrients. The closer researchers study this starchy, tuberous root the more health benefits they’re unearthing.
The wide variety of uses for Sorghum, its high-energy, and strong yield makes this 8,000 year-old drought resistant crop a world-wide staple among many diets both animal and human.
Perhaps that has to do in part with the steady rise of food allergies and intolerances. The U.S. market for gluten-free products is already valued at roughly $1.7 billion and projected to grow an additional $22 billion by the year 2020. All of which make this gluten-free grain all the more appealing.