Why Is Sweet Potato So Good For Pets With Allergies?

Why Is Sweet Potato So Good For Pets With Allergies?

We've been asked the question as to why Sweet Potato is used within a lot of the recipes that we offer so heres a short blog to explain the benefits sweet potatoes offer!

Sweet potatoes have numerous nutritional benefits, which is why they are included  in so many of the recipes we offer.

First and foremost, they are a superfood with a variety of vitamins and minerals giving lots of benefits to your pets.

Sweet Potatoes are naturally gluten-free making them suitable for your dogs with grain or gluten intolerance/sensitivity. They are a great source of Vitamin A which provides important support for healthy eyes and vision as well as maintaining healthy skin and coat quality. The high fibre content is also beneficial to promoting a healthy digestive system and proper stool formation.

They contain high levels of beta-carotene – a precursor of vitamin A and also a strong antioxidant which may have beneficial effects on the immune system and help protect cells from oxidative damage.

On top of this, sweet potatoes have a low glycemic index which may be related to the high fibre content which helps to slow down the rate at which the glucose is absorbed into the bloodstream. This means that your pets blood sugar levels are more stable and give a consistent supply of energy throughout the day.

To conclude, it's clear to see the benefits that sweet potato provides pets and why it makes a great carbohydrate source for the Grain Free & Superfood 65 Ranges

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