Food. It’s All About Nutrients.

 

Most of us are familiar with Canada’s Food Guide recommendations for healthy eating… Let’s take a look at the nutrition obtained in one day by following the food guide.

It’s all about nutrients! Canada’s Food Guide recommends eating a variety of foods from each food group to ensure each person meets their daily nutrient requirements. Pet food formulators use a combination of ingredients, each providing a specific set of nutrients to complete the total nutritional profile of the food. By consuming a formula that is complete and balanced, dogs and cats can meet their nutrient requirements without the need of supplements, top-dressing, or rotating diets.

 

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