Food as Medicine

Vegetables-Fruits

It’s difficult to keep track of what foods are considered healthy these days, isn’t it? It seems like one thing everyone can agree on is that whole foods just have to be good. Unadulterated, nutritious whole foods; foods that look like food, that come from where we live, that are raised without chemical and hormonal […]

Enhancing Feline Digestion with Acupressure

Feline digestion

The feline is a natural predator and a protein obligate, that is, they must eat a high protein (meat-based) diet, which further explains why they have served humans since the days of the ancient Egyptians. Dining on mice gives a cat exactly the nutrition he needs including the small amount of grain from the rodents […]

Veterinary Nutrition: How To Choose The Right Food For Your Pet

Dog-w-wine-and-bread

We all know that eating right is extremely important, and consistently subsiding on a diet full of processed foods and saturated fat leads to a number of disorders and diseases. And it is just as important for our pets as it is for us, but with all the conflicting information out there, how do you […]

Free Online Equine Nutrition Course

Jo-Anne Murray

I just became aware of this online equine nutrition course, taught by The University of Edinburgh. It is a five-week course that runs every now and then, and it’s totally free! The course covers the anatomy and physiology of the equine alimentary canal, nutrient sources for horses, with emphasis placed on the health and welfare […]