Fruits & Veggies Make Great Dog Treats
Trying trading your processed treats in for fresh fruits & vegetables. They are considered healthy foods for humans, they can also help prolong a dog’s life. Orange, red and yellow fruits and vegetables are best for dogs because they are often nutrient-dense.
Many fruits & vegetables also contain antioxidants that reduce the risk of cancer. But not all fruits and vegetables are healthy for your dog. Here are 10 that are a good choice.
1. Pumpkin – add a few teaspoons to your dog’s daily diet to improve his intestinal health.
2. Oranges – protect against cancer and can keep off viral infections.
3. Sweet potatoes – contain vitamin B6, vitamin C, and manganese.
4. Apples – contain a multitude of important vitamins and nutrients.
5. Spinach – ward off inflammatory and cardiovascular problems as well as cancer.
6. Green beans – promote bone health and can improve blood fat levels and protect against oxygen damage.
7. Celery – reputed to reduce nervousness and act as an acid neutralizer.
8. Cantaloupe – promote good eyesight and has major antioxidant powers.
9. Carrots – they nourish the optic nerve and promote good visual health.
10. Broccoli – helps dogs heal when they are under stress or when they are sick.