Wednesday, September 3, 2008

The Diabetes Food Connection in Cats

I have been doing alot of research and reading lately to get information for this blog. I am so frustrated with all of the health problems of our pets. The root of the problem is the poor nutrition in commercial food.

I have read story after story about pets with horrible health problems that are improved or reversed with a change of diet. Several stories have been about cats that are obese and have diabetes. What is the cause? The grains that are in most commercial food. Why are grains used in pet food? Because grains, mostly corn, are cheap ingredients. These grains are damaging the health of our pets. Grains turn to sugar in the body and can wreck havoc on the pancreas and then creates a need for synthetic insulin shots.

Cats are carinvores and do not eat grains in the wild. Cats that are obese and have diabetes, lose weight and their diabetes goes away, when they are put on a high protein, no grain diet!