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The health benefits of the Fresh Vegetables and Legumes we use in your dog food.

Green Beans:Legumes
Green beans are an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin K and manganese. They’re also a very
good source of vitamin A, dietary fiber, potassium, folate and iron. In addition, green beans are a
good source of magnesium, thiamin, riboflavin,niacin, copper, calcium, phosphorus, protein, and
omega-3 fatty acids.
Health Benefits:
Cardiovascular Protection
Maintaining strong bones.
Promotes Colon Health
Iron for Energy
Vitamins C, A and Zinc for
Optimal Immune Function

Spinach:Super Food-Vegetable
Beneficial About Spinach
Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Cancer Benefits from Spinach Phytonutrients. Antioxidant benefits of
spinach.The vitamin K1 helps prevent excessive activation of osteoclasts, the cells that break
down bone. Additionally, friendly bacteria in the intestines convert vitamin K1 into vitamin K2, which
activates osteocalcin, the major non-collagen protein in bone. Osteocalcin anchors calcium
molecules inside of the bone. All of these vitamin K-related mechanisms point to the importance of
vitamin K-rich foods for bone health.

Yam, White Yam Vegetable
Yam, white yam
ñame blanco (Spanish), igname (French) (Dioscorea alata -- Family Dioscoreaceae)The term "yam"
is used to include many tubers, counting the sweet potato, which is no relation. The sweet potato
is not a true yam. In the 1930s, promoters of southern US-grown sweet potatoes use the word
"yam" for a movement to set apart their Louisiana product from the drier, paler sweet potato.True
yams generally grow only in the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, and Mexico, but not in the US. The botanical family name comes by way of Dioscorides, the 1st century Greek botanist and physician, who used them medicinally, as well as for food. It is also the foundational name of its most important genus, Dioscorea, which comprises 600 or more species, and found widespread throughout the tropics. The yam is a staple for the 700 or more different ethnolinguitic groups of southeast Asia and surrounding islands.

Sweet Green Peas: Legumes
Green peas are one of the important foods to include in your or dog diet , if often times feel
fatigued and sluggish. That is because they provide nutrients that help support the energy-producing cells and systems of the body. Green peas are a very good source of vitamin C,
vitamin K, manganese, dietary fiber,folate and thiamin (vitamin B1). They are also a good source of
vitamin A, phosphorus,vitamin B6, protein, niacin, magnesium, riboflavin (vitamin B2), copper, iron,
zinc and potassium

Sweet Honey Potato:Vegetable.
“Sweet” taste and very nutritious elements make sweet potatoes a great food choice. Along with
their load of starch sweet potatoes also contain a rich amount of dietary fibre, vitamins A,
C, and B6.

Yautia: Vegetable, tropical tuber.
Regulate energy, support digestion, and disperse congestion.Human consumption, animal feed and
for replanting. Cholesterol Free -This is one of the healthy foods if you're watching your
Cholesterol intake. There are 0 mg of Cholesterol. Carbohydrates - yes. Fiber: Yes. Protein - Yes.
Minerals - Iron, Calcium. Vitamins -C and A with this food.

Yuca-Cassava:Vegetable
Yuca is a woody shrub of the Euphorbiaceae (spurge family) native to South America. A major
source of carbohydrates. Yuca is the third-largest source of carbohydrates for meals in the world.
Yuca roots are very rich in starch, and contain significant amounts of calcium (50 mg/100g),
phosphorus (40 mg/100g) and vitamin C (25 mg/100g). Yuca is used worldwide for animal feed as
a protein source. Gluten-free natural starch, No fat, No Cholesterol and low in natural Sodium.
It is also a good source of Carbohydrate, Manganese, and a very good source of Vitamin C.

Other Natural Benefits in Fresh Vegetables and Legumes.

Quercetin
A flavonoid that works as an anti-carcinogen and antioxidant to protect against cancer and heart
disease.

Rutin
A flavonoid that promotes vascular health, helps prevent cell proliferation associated with cancer,
and has anti-inflammatory and anti-allergenic properties.

Anthocyanins
Color pigments in Artichokes that are associated with a lower risk of certain cancers, urinary tract
health, memory function and healthy aging.

Gallic Acid
An antioxidant also found in red wine and black tea. It has been shown to inhibit cell proliferation in
prostate cancer cells.

Luteolin and Cynarin
Polyphenol antioxidants that may lower cholesterol levels. Artichokes contain cyanarin, which may also help in regeneration of liver tissue.

Caffeic Acid and Chlorogenic Acid
Contain anti-cancer, antimicrobial, anti-LDL (bad cholesterol) and antiviral properties.

Silymarin
This antioxidant may aid the liver in regenerative tissue growth.

Be aware of what not to put in your dog's bowl:
Most commercially manufactured dog foods are made with the least-cost raw materials to
meet very basic nutritional standards.

* Non-nutritive fillers
* Sucrose: sugar
* Artificial colors and flavors
* Propylene glycol
* Corn syrup
* Preservatives: propyl gallate
*Fat additives: potassium sorbate
* Meat, fish or poultry by-products or meal
* Dried animal or liver digest
* Plant fiber products

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