Why are vegetables & fruits important to a health dog diet?
Plant foods contain antioxidants that boost your dogs’ immune system. Antioxidants can prevent arthritis and fight against certain types of cancer. Eating raw food provides live enzymes which are good for the digestive tract. Raw food also carry “life force,” which can be transferred to the body, enhancing vitality and longevity. The body uses up some of its own “life force” or “enzyme potential” to compensate whenever cooked or processed foods are eaten. The fruits and vegetables listed below are not a complete list. Keep in mind there are some human foods that are harmful to dogs such as grapes, raisins and onions. Make sure to do your research if you are planning on feeding fruits and vegetables not listed. • Broccoli stalks • Bananas • Carrots • Green beans • Dark green lettuce leaves • Beets • Yams • Asparagus spears • Yogurt • Peas • Squash • Apples Your dog is most likely used to eating small pieces of kibble. It’s best to chop up fruits and vegetables in small chunks for easier