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NUTRIENTS NEEDED IN HOMEMADE PLANT-BASED DOG FOOD

 

Your dog will love you for choosing goodness instead of ingredients as they can smell rather than see the nutrients in the homemade food and they are able to smell every amino acid!

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Top protein sources 50% of each meal

LENTILS AND ALFALFA (BEST SPROUTED OR SOAK DRY LENTILS FOR 24 HOURS), RED KIDNEY BEANS, BUTTER BEANS, BLACK-EYED BEANS, TOFU, TEXTURED VEGETABLE PROTEIN, PEAS, CHICKPEAS, PUMPKIN SEED AND CHIA – IN PROTEIN POWDER FORM FOR OPTIMUM ABSORPTION OR SOAK AND RINSE ANY SEEDS

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Top wholegrain sources 20% of each meal

WHOLEWHEAT PASTA, OATS, QUINOA (RINSE WELL BEFORE USE OR IS BITTER), PEARL BARLEY, BROWN RICE, COUSCOUS

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Top colourful veg sources 10% of each meal

SWEET POTATO WITHOUT SKIN, ANY SQUASH, SWEDE, CAULIFLOWER, CELERY, PARSNIPS, BEETROOTS, TURNIPS, CARROTS

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Top green veg sources 10% of each meal

KALE, BROCCOLI, GREEN BEANS, ASPARAGUS, COURGETTES, SUGAR SNAP PEAS, (SPINACH, BEET GREENS AND SWISS CHARD GOOD BUT IN MODERATION AS HIGH IN OXALATES THAT FORM KIDNEY STONES), CABBAGE, BRUSSEL SPROUTS – (NO ONIONS, LEEKS OR GARLIC)

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Top fruit sources 5% of each meal

BANANAS, APPLES AND PEARS (NO PIPS), ORANGES, BLUEBERRIES, RASPBERRIES, BLACKBERRIES, MELON – (NO GRAPES OR RAISINS)

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Top nut and seed sources 5% of each meal

ALMONDS, PURE PEANUT BUTTER, TAHINI PASTE, CRUSHED LINSEED, GROUND PUMPKIN SEEDS, CASHEW NUTS (NO MACADAMIA NUTS)

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Top Omega 6 sources

SUNFLOWER OIL HAS THE HIGHEST LINOLEIC ACID CONTENT SO FEED 1 TSP/DAY IN THE FOOD FOR A 15KG DOG. OTHER GOOD SOURCES ARE LINSEED OIL (FLAXSEED), SESAME OIL OR BORAGE OIL

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Top Calcium Sources

COOKED KALE, SWISS CHARD, BEETROOT TOPS, TAHINI PASTE OR ANY OF THE PLANT-BASED MILK ALTERNATIVES

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Top Omega 3 source

ALGAE OIL CAPSULES PROVIDE THE BEST SOURCES OF PURE ANTI-INFLAMMATORY EPA AND DHA – WHERE FISH GET THEIR OMEGA 3’S FROM

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Top Vitamin B source

NUTRITIONAL YEAST FLAKES FOR VITAMIN B, ZINC AND PROTEIN. IF SKIN YEAST SMELL, GIVE CRUSHED VIT B TABLETS INSTEAD

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Top Urinary Acidifiers

PLANT-BASED DIETS TEND TO BE ALKALINE-PROMOTING FOODS. IF RECURRENT INFECTIONS IN YOUR DOG, MUST ADD SUPPLEMENTS WITH METHIONINE. ASPARAGUS, PEAS, BROWN RICE, OATS, LENTILS AND YEAST ARE ACIDIFYING.

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Top Iodine Source

MARINE PHYTOPLANKTON, CHLORELLA, SEA VEGETABLES, PLAQUE OFF

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Top palatability supplement for fussy dogs

TAHINI PASTE, NUTRITIONAL YEAST, PURE PEANUT BUTTER, MARINE PHYTOPLANKTON TO GIVE AN UMAMI OCEAN FLAVOUR, OREGANO, MINT, THYME OR BASIL TO GIVE A FAMILIAR FLAVOUR

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Top supplements to add

TAURINE AND L-CARNITINE NEEDS SUPPLEMENTING AS WELL AS VIT D, VIT B12, SULPHUR AMINO ACIDS AND CALCIUM – VEGDOG SUPPLEMENT POWDER SUPPLIES THESE

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Our Homemade Recipes

Our Homemade Recipes

I work with 2 top vet nutritionists who have formulated the VegDog supplement to ensure that all essential nutrients are present in a homemade 100% plant-based dog food diet

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The dog must go!

The contestants had no idea that the family dog, fed two predominantly meat-based meals a day, had a higher carbon footprint than driving the family car

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Just Be Kind Dog Food Ltd
Stapleford Estate Saxby Road
Melton Mowbray LE14 2SB
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