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Dog Food & Nutrition : What is Good Dog Food?

How do I know I’m feeding my dog good dog food? The majority of customers that I do call on really have no idea what type of food they are feeding their dog. Over ninety-five percent of dry food in America has an agency approval called AFCO. AFCO sounds, stands for the Association of American…


Dog Food & Nutrition : Variety in a Dog’s Diet

Should I always feed my dog the same dog food? My opinion is no. Just like humans if we would have to eat a pork chop every day for 60 years, not only would our body not be getting the required nutritional supplements but we would become bored and dissatisfied. I find that most puppies…


Dog Food & Nutrition : Adding Supplements to Dog Food

To summarize this segment on dog food, I would highly recommend that you consider the Doggy Steps philosophy of not feeding your dog anything that you would not eat. Certainly, budget and time is going to be a concern, but really consider taking the ingredient label test to see what you’re feeding your dog. I’m…


Caring for New Cats & Kittens : Cat Vitamin Supplements

I wanted to talk to Kim for a little bit about supplements with her kitty cat, because we think that even though we’re feeding him premium food it may be lacking in some of the nutrients that her cats need. One of the things that we have found, we’ve got several different types of supplements….


Dog Food & Nutrition : Dog Food Labels & Ingredients

Dog food label ingredients. What I like to challenge my customers to doing is take a look at your dry dog food label and see what’s actually in the food. As humans are very conscious of what we eat, and what’s healthy, we should apply the same standard to our pets. Generally speaking, 85% of…


Improving Health with Nutrition : Natural Hypertension Treatments

In this clip we are going to talk about hypertension which is high blood pressure. Do you have high blood pressure? If so there are some simple nutritional strategies that you can implement to reduce your blood pressure and get your blood flow incredibly healthy. Some of the easiest things that you can do are…


Dog Food & Nutrition : Checking Dog Food Labels for Nutritional Value

Take the dog food ingredient label yourself. As I mentioned earlier, I like customers to go home, cut the label off of their dry dog food and actually see what they’re feeding their dog. Many dog foods are comprised of a lot of non natural preservatives which instill color, texture and flavor. As I also…


Improving Health with Nutrition : Benefits of Natural Nutrition

In this next series we’re going to talk about nutrition and natural solutions to various common health problems and the reason is because we are all dealing with different kinds of imbalances in our bodies and what we get from the doctor are prescriptions for medications and I believe that health conditions are not deficiencies…


About Diabetes & Nutrition : Reading Nutritional Labels for Diabetics

Carbohydrates are our primary source of energy. The body uses carbohydrate just like the car uses gasoline. And, so the body basically runs on carbohydrate. Carbohydrate is the scientific term for all forms of sugar in a food. Now, what often gets confusing is when we read a food label that tells us about how…