Dog owners will be happy to know there is more to honey than just the honey itself.
A new study has found that honey is the best source of protein and fat in dogs, while the protein content of honey is greater than that of beef.
In other words, honey is better for your dog than the beef.
The new study published in the Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism was conducted by scientists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University at Buffalo in New York.
Dr Daniel E. Stapleton, lead author of the study, said: “What makes honey different from beef?
Honey also contains a lot of minerals, and that’s important for them to be healthy.””
We also know that honey contains vitamin C, so it’s a great food source for dogs with a high vitamin C status.”
Honey also contains a lot of minerals, and that’s important for them to be healthy.
“It’s also important for us as consumers because honey has a higher protein content than any other food in our diet.”
Dr Stap, from the University’s Department of Animal Science, said that the protein and omega-6 fats in Honey were better than any known food source of these nutrients in dogs.
He said: We also know honey contains more vitamin C than any food in the world, which is a great thing for dogs who are getting a lot from honey.
“A study in a Dutch animal health laboratory in the 1960s found that a lot more than 50% of the vitamin C in honey came from the honeycomb.”
But that was a very low concentration compared to what we are consuming today.
“The new study looked at how much protein and fatty acids were found in honey, and how they were derived from the animal.
Dr Stapler said: Honey is a source of vitamin C which helps the body to synthesise the proteins that we need for energy.”
We are actually eating more protein from honey than we are from meat, and this is because of the higher levels of omega-4 fats in the honey compared to meat.
“The study also found that dog owners who supplemented their dog’s diet with the protein-rich food found that the dog had a higher proportion of muscle mass, which was a positive sign of the dogs ability to handle the food.
Dr Ewen C. Taylor, a senior research scientist at the UIC Department of Veterinary Medicine, said the new research highlighted the importance of eating the right amount of protein in dogs and was encouraging to the industry.”
The amount of calories we are getting from food in terms of protein, fat and vitamins is really quite low,” he said.”
People don’t realise how much meat people eat.
“The latest study, which compared honey to beef and chicken, also found there was a greater amount of vitamin B12 found in Honey than in beef.”
This is a huge advantage because it is higher in protein, lower in fat, and has more vitamin B6, which helps us to get the full benefits of protein,” Dr Taylor said.
Dr Taylor said he hoped that more studies would be carried out in dogs to find out whether or not honey is really the best protein source for their health.”
There are some issues we need to work through,” he added.”
I think one of the things that needs to be looked at is whether or in what amount honey is actually better than beef or chicken for dogs.
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