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November 2011

The secret to superior pet food lies in the formula itself – not only in the ingredients, but also in the proportions of those ingredients to each other. While many dog and cat foods may meet technical standards for dietary requirements, some pet food manufacturers cut corners on their ingredients, which affects the quality of the overall formula. To help you choose the best food for your dear companion, we’ve identified eight crucial measures upon which all dog and cat foods can be judged. Keep in mind that the food... Read more →

November 13, 2011 - Byron Richards, CCN Researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have proven that fish oil combined with a low fat diet can reduce the number of rapidly dividing prostate cancer cells. This is important because many men don't even know they have prostate cancer and others are trying to change their lifestyles and curtail the problem as part of medically supervised surveillance. This study is clear cut proof that fish oil is a potent anti-prostate cancer nutrient. The participants ate a 15% fat diet along with... Read more →

Just in time for the holidays, Life's Abundance is now offering quality gifts at exceptional values. With toys, treats and more, our festive Holiday Gift Baskets make the perfect gifts for the furry pet kids on your list. Pet parents will be thrilled to receive your joyous gift, introducing the possibility of a healthier life for their dogs or for their cats. Be sure to review the detailed descriptions of these baskets for complete lists of their contents. And with our Gift Certificates, you can give personalized gifts redeemable for... Read more →

November 14, 2011 - Byron Richards, CCN New research has shown for the first time that omega-3 in fish oil (DHA Docosahexaenoic acid Essential omega 3 fatty acid integral to the health of all cell membranes, nerve and brain function. Must be gotten through the diet via cold water oceanic fish or some very limited plant sources or taken as a supplement./EPA Eicosapentanoic acid. Type of long chain essential fatty acid - Omega 3 oil. Works in concert with DHA. Must gotten through food sources such as deep cold water... Read more →

Vitamin D and Your Brain

by Brazos Minshew, TriVita's Chief Science Officer I recently read an article in the medical and scientific literature that discussed the role of Vitamin D in the human brain. The article correlated the low levels of Vitamin D in the bloodstream with high levels of anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder and oppositional-defiant disorder. The most important discussions, however, were about the role of Vitamin D in two plagues: autism and Alzheimer's disease. Autism The number of people diagnosed with autism is increasing at an epidemic rate. Greater than 1 in 150... Read more →

FDA Continues to Caution Dog Owners About Chicken Jerky Products

November 18, 2011 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is again cautioning consumers that chicken jerky products for dogs (also sold as chicken tenders, strips or treats) may be associated with illness in dogs. In the last 12 months, FDA has seen an increase in the number of complaints it received of dog illnesses associated with consumption of chicken jerky products imported from China. These complaints have been reported to FDA by dog owners and veterinarians. FDA issued a cautionary warning regarding chicken jerky products to consumers in September 2007... Read more →

Pro Silver is the modern version of mankind's oldest natural anti-microbial agent, and now you can get it in November for a very special price: Buy 1, get 1 Free! We have progressed from using silver coins in the past to preserve milk and water, to using it as a dietary supplement today where silver is being used in many areas such as swimming pool filters, food cutting boards, bandages, burn dressings, and water filters for NASA. The body has an innate ability to rejuvenate and restore itself to optimum... Read more →