Articles about diet
The demonization of fat in the human diet has slowly leaked over to the pet store. Go in any pet store and you'll see treats announcing themselves as low in fat as a selling point. Low fat dog foods multiply on the shelves as the solution to unwanted weight gain. But is low fat appropriate and healthy for dogs?
Most likely you've at least glanced at the ingredient list on the pet food that you buy regularly. If you have a pet with allergies or other problems, you probably read pet food ingredient labels frequently. Well, time to be alarmed. That ingredient list may not reflect what is actually in the pet food at all. A recent study by Chapman University found that only 31 out of 52 products tested actually contained what the ingredient label said they did.
In our society milk and dairy products are pushed as being very healthy- good for bone health, an excellent source of low-fat nutrition. However, scientific studies keep suggesting the opposite. That drinking milk actually makes your bones brittle and may take years off your life.