16849Re: [FH] cat food for heart/chf
- Jun 26, 2004Wow. Thanks for the great, informative post. Yesterday, I went to the
website for Innova and I thought the food looked pretty good. But, I found it
kind of odd that they boasted about having the 5 food groups in their food. It
seemed a bit odd to me!
As for premium versus commericial -- I guess I just always considered premium
to be higher priced and better quality food found at specialty stores.
Commercial food is cheaper, less nutritional and found in grocery and discount
stores. Yup... the markeeting of those terms worked on me!
I am going to research the sites you sent, and hopefully be prepared to
discuss diet with the cardiologist on Wednesday. Thanks again!
JoAnn & Connor
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In a message dated 6/26/2004 8:02:53 AM Eastern Standard Time, Savionna
In a message dated 6/25/04 2:03:35 PM, mainecoonsusa@... writes:
<< I was wondering if anyone knows of a good low salt >>
The sodium content of many commercial and Rx food products are listed here:
<< premium >>
"Premium" has no meaning as a nutritional term, but as a marketing one, altho
the term is not defined or regulated. The foods that are generally considered
to contain less noxious ingredients than others incl: Wellness,
www.oldmotherhubbard.com; Nature's Variety, www.naturesvariety.com; PetGuard,
www.petguard.com; Felidae, www.canidae.com; Natural Balance, www.naturalbalanceinc.com;
Innova, www.naturapet.com; and Eagle Pack, www.eaglepack.com. All contain grains,
altho some contain less potentially problematic grains (eg rice or barley
instead of corn or wheat) than others...and some have a lower carbohydrate load
than others. See websites for ingredients. The macronutrient content of many
foods are listed here: www.sugarcats.net/sites/jmpeerson.
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