9 Fruits and Vegetables that Aid in Dogs’ Nutrition


January 16, 2017 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Health and Care



The fruits and vegetables that humans eat to maintain perfect health also help prolong dogs’ life. Orange, red & yellow fruits and vegetables are considered best for dogs as they are nutrient-dense.

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The dog foods available in packing consist of highly processed grained-based substances besides unreal nutrients that lack the entire vitamins & minerals essential to help maintain good health in dogs. In addition, grain is the main material in dog foods that is not easily digested by dogs.

 

Carrots

Carrots are well known for promoting good vision in dogs, they nourish the optic nerve, help to prevent cancer & support the immune system and digestion.

Consists:

Pro vitamin (Beta carotene) convertible to Vitamin A.

Vitamins C, D, E, K

Riboflavin.

Niacin.

Calcium.

Potassium.

Phosphorous.

Sodium.

Magnesium.

Iron.


Broccoli

Broccoli is a nutrient-dense a low glycemic vegetable with cancer-fighting properties & aids boost the immune system.

Consists:

Vitamins A, C, D & Beta carotene.

Folic acid.

Fiber.

Chromium.

Calcium.

Sulforphane.

 

 

Cantaloupe

Cantaloupes are not allergenic & promote good vision in dogs.

Cantaloupes are an excellent source of vitamin A because they contain lots of beta carotene. These reduce rate of cataract growth, prevent cancer & oxygen damage to cells.

Consists:

Vitamins B-6 & C.

Fiber.

Folate.

Niacin.

Potassium.

 

Celery

Celery is best for dogs to improve heart health, powerful tumor-fighting agent, reduces cancer rates & nervousness.

 

Consists:

Calcium.

Potassium.

Phosphorous.

Sodium.

Iron.

Vitamins A, B & C.

Phthalides (Cholesterol-lowering agent).

Coumarin (Cancer-preventing force).

 

Green Beans

Green beans are good for dogs. This Vegetable contain all essential nutrients that contribute to cardiovascular assistance, improve blood fat levels, protect against oxygen damage, promote bone health to maintain strong bones.

Consists:

Vitamins A, C & K.

Calcium.

Copper.

Fiber.

Folic acid.

Iron.

Niacin.

Manganese.

Potassium.

Riboflavin.

Thiamin.

High concentrations of Beta carotene.

 

 

Spinach

Spinach is good for dogs. This nutrient-dense green wards off inflammatory & cardiovascular problems as well as reduce rates of skin cancer.

Consists:

Fiber.

Calcium.

Potassium.

Vitamins A, B6 & K.

Flavonoids.

Carotenoids

 

Apples

Apples are the exceptional source of vitamin C for dogs. Apples contain a mass of significant vitamins and nutrients. The skin of an apple contains pectin, a fiber that improves digestion, gets rid of toxins in the intestinal tract & creates fatty acids that keep away dangerous bacteria.

 

 

Oranges

Oranges contain many more nutrients that make them a healthy citrus fruit for humans & chances are that dogs may experience parallel health benefits if they nosh. Oranges lower cholesterol levels, lower the hazard of abdominal cancer, stimulate respiratory health & help prevent cardiovascular disease & rheumatoid arthritis.

In some dogs, citrus causes diarrhea or is hard to digest. By removing the seeds and the rind before serving lessens the such chances.

 

 

Pumpkins

Pumpkins are healthy food for dogs that aid dogs who suffer from digestion problems & acts as a remedy for constipation & diarrhea. Pumpkin softens stool & the fiber in pumpkin absorbs water which helps lessen diarrhea.

Pumpkin are rich with vitamin A & anti-oxidants, support to adjust blood sugar levels & help maintain cardiovascular health.

 

Comments
  1. ShihTzu said on February 9, 2017 12:22 am:

    Improve the health of your Dog with nutritious fruits and vegetables.
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