FOS In Dog Food

FOS In Dog Food

FOS (fructo-oligosaccharides) refers to a group of carbohydrates consisting of bonded fructose units. Labels of dog foods with added FOS declare it as such, as inulin, or as chicory root, extract or powder. Inulins present in or isolated from chicory roots are FOS... Read More...
MCT in dog food

MCT in dog food

Dr A C Beynen was professor of veterinary nutrition at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, The Netherlands in the period of 1993-2007. MCT stands for medium-chain triglycerides: liquid lipids consisting of saturated fatty acids with medium length,... Read More...
Fluoride In Dog Food

Fluoride In Dog Food

Dr A C Beynen was professor of veterinary nutrition at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, The Netherlands in the period of 1993-2007 Fluorine is an elemental gas that occurs rarely in nature, but in ionic form as fluoride-containing compounds, it... Read More...
Yeast in Petfood

Yeast in Petfood

Dr A C Beynen was professor of veterinary nutrition at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, The Netherlands in the period of 1993-2007 Many dog and cat foods declare a yeast ingredient, most commonly brewer’s dried yeast, but also yeast extract,... Read More...