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Pet Food Labels. What is "natural"? An article by Dr Karen Becker

When choosing the best pet food and diet, there are many terms used in pet food labelling that you have to navigate. What does it mean when the label says "human grade", "grass fed", "grain free", "free range", and "limited ingredients"? As pet parents, we are becoming more selective when it comes to choosing our pets' food, so it's important to understand exactly what these terms mean, and what quality of diet overall our pet receives. This article from Dr Becker contains some great explanations.

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In a recent issue of a pet food industry journal, it listed popular trends in what is called the "natural" pet food market. For those who might not be aware, the term "natural" has become a meaningless marketing buzzword in both the human and pet food industries.

While diet is often the cause of many issues such as digestive upsets, diarrhoea or even allergies, it is easy to change when you are armed with the right knowledge.

There are also several herbal and natural medicines now available on the market to support healthy digestion and absorption of nutrients. One is Digyton digestive drops from the Himalaya range of herbal medicines for companion animals.

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