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This fruit is said to help calm the digestive system. Apple is also to have the ability to help the body absorb calcium and iron from other foods. If your dog doesn't like apples then try feeding it with the peel removed. Some dogs wont eat apples unless the peel is removed.
Bananas are interesting because they are said to add natural acidophilus bacteria to the bowels although probably in small amounts only. Banana's are also a good source of potassium which benefits the muscular system. Their sweetness usually makes them a favorite of dogs.
A good source of Iron, some dogs are known to pick ripe blackberries right from the plant. Blackberries are said to be one of the best blood builders. Blackberries may cause constipation though.
Fruits that have a peel around them like blueberry are hard for your carnivore to break down. As a result, if you see the blueberries come out of your pet's stools, you may want to slice them in half before feeding. t is said though that blueberries are said to be a good source of silicon which is said to help rejuvenate the panceas.
Cherries are high in iron and said to be both a laxative and a blood builder. Cherries can assist with elimination and help remove toxic substances, Cherries are also said to help the glandular system.
A good source of Vitamins A, C and E, calcium, phosphorus and iron. Papaya jis said to be a good source of digestive properties to soothe the stomach.
In dogs, the medium-chain fatty acids in coconut oil balance the thyroid, helping overweight dogs lose weight and helping sedentary dogs feel energetic. As a bonus, coconut oil improves any dog’s skin and coat, improves digestion, and reduces allergic reactions.”
Coconut oil’s capric and caprylic acid have similar properties and are best known for their antifungal effects. Like lauric acid, capric acid helps balance insulin levels.
In addition to protecting the body against infection, medium-chain fatty acids are efficiently metabolized to provide an immediate source of fuel and energy, enhancing athletic performance and aiding weight loss. In fact, several coconut diet books are now in print.
Other reports involve itchy skin, cuts, wounds, and ear problems. Dogs with flea allergies, contact dermatitis, or other allergic reactions typically stop scratching soon after coconut oil is added to their food, and dogs treated topically for bites, stings, ear mites, ear infections, cuts, or wounds recover quickly. One dog was stung by a bee, causing her mouth to swell. An hour after her owner applied coconut oil to the sting and gave her a tablespoon to swallow, the swelling disappeared and the dog was herself again.
Pumpkin is packed with nutrition. It has large quantities of vitamin A which is great for fighting off infections. Pumpkin also helps fight off cancer with its vitamin A content. Pumpkin contains potassium for good blood pressure and iron for healthy blood. If feeding your dog pumpkin be sure to feed him fresh pumpkin or canned pumpkin. Do not feed your dog pumpkin pie mix it has sugar and other harmful ingredients.
Sweet Potatoes and Yams:
Sweet potatoes and yams are distant relatives of regular potatoes. Sweet potatoes are packed with a lot of the same nutrition as Pumpkin and provides the same benefits. Sweet potatoes have even been known to help regulate blood sugar levels in diabetics. Be sure to keep your dog away from other potatoes though Potato peels and green potatoes are dangerous to dogs.
Feeding your dog carrot sticks are a great healthy snack. Carrots are low calorie, low fat and is a great antioxidant.
Chlorophyll is very good for dogs. This is the reason they try to eat grass, but then they can’t keep it down or digest it. String beans have lots of green chlorophyll and is fully digestible and is packed with nutrients. You can buy bags of frozen string beans. Give them to your dog frozen or thaw them out. Many people have had great success getting their dog to lose weight by replacing a portion of their daily kibble with green beans. Do a Google search for “green bean diet.”
Mint: Mint Helps freshen your pets's breath, Mint can also be soothing to the stomach and nervous system and help alleviate nausea.
Parsley: Parsley also can freshen your pet's breath. It is also soothing and can help relieve arthritic pain!