9 "Super Foods" Good For You And Your Dog

28/10/2016

Whether your dog is "lovably chubby" or you're just looking to introduce some healthier foods into his or her diet, these "super foods" are your best bet!

Their nutritional quality is extremely high in either vitamins, minerals, micro-nutrients, essential fatty acids, antioxydants, or protein, while still being generally low in calories.

While they are incontestably good for us, they are also excellent for improving the health of our furry friends, but watch out: not every super food that's good for us is necessarily adapted to the canine digestive system. That's why we created this helpful list of all the super foods you can share with your pooch.

1. Blueberries

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Blueberries are full of antioxydants and they make the ideal treat for your dog! Start with small quantities to let their digestive systems adjust and build up from there.

2. Chia Seeds 

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Chia seeds are a powerful source of protein and fiber. Sprinkle your pup's meals with a teaspoon of this miracle seed to bump up the nutritional value of her dog bowl.

3. Apples

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It has always been a classic, but it's a classic for a reason! Apples are rich in fiber and antioxydants, and they help with digestion. Be careful though because the seeds can be extremely harmful. Always be sure to take them out before giving this sweet treat to your dog.

4. Broccoli

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Broccoli is undoubtedly a super food: between the potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, and vitamin C, you can't lose! Just be sure to cut them into small pieces before you feed them to your pooch.

5. Eggs

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Who would have thought? Eggs- raw or cooked- are as good for us as they are for our canine companions. Don't hesitate to incorporate eggs into your dog's dishes or give it to him as a snack for some healthy protein!

6. Carrots

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Low in calories, but high in vitamin A, carrots are great for preserving the health of your dogs eyes and teeth.

7. Kale

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In addition to being high in iron, the Hollywood staple is full of vitamins C, A, and most notably K, which helps with blood clotting. It a great food choice for a "doggy detox".

8. Sweet Potatoes

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Sweet potatoes are a great source of antioxidants and anti-inflammatories. Plus they are as delicious as they are healthy! Cook them in the oven to delight your pup's taste buds.

9. Kefir

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Kefir is a drink made from fermented milk that has a number of digestive health benefits thanks to its high probiotic content. Much more nutritious than normal milk for your pooch, it'll also boost his or her immune system.

Via: TheAnimalRescuesite