While dogs don't need carbohydrates to survive, there are many studies that have found impressive benefits of including carbohydrates in a dog's diet, which is why we include them in the food over here at NomNomnow.
Trillions of microbes (including viruses and fungi) inhabit mammalian intestinal tracts, creating a complex community that helps us digest food and stay healthy. The diversity of our gut microbiome can indicate how well the system functions and may contribute to different medical conditions.
Fiber is a component of food that most animals cannot digest, but their gut bacteria can. It is linked to numerous health benefits but it also plays an important role in keeping the microbiome happy and healthy.
Dive in to the world of probiotics, and learn what they are and how they can influence our health and the health of our pets.
Microbiome testing is a new method by which to gain insight into your pet’s gastrointestinal health and possibly prevent or address health concerns as they emerge rather than when the illness is too far advanced. We spoke to top pet health insurance companies to see whether or not they will cover microbiome testing. Here are the results.
Lucie Cook’s Alaskan Malamute, Ramzes, was an extremely picky eater with stomach issues. Nom Nom not only improved his health but got him excited about food for the first time in his life.
Jadey Byers' 1-year-old chihuahua, Toph, was a picky eater with serious stomach issues. After discovering Nom Nom, she’s like a whole new dog, healthy and excited to eat.
If your dog is intermittently vomiting or has persistent diarrhea greater than three days, you should talk to your veterinarian about their recommendations. If they're comfortable based upon your dog otherwise acting fine, one strategy would be to skip a meal or two.
It took a few tries and some patience, but Janet Jardin's picky cat, Violet, is now a healthy, happy Nom Nom enthusiast.
A collection of definitions for common microbiome terms and other relevant phrases.
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