- N&D puppy starter food is primarily made up of 60% premium animal ingredient, 20% fruits, minerals and vegetables and 20% ancestral and ogm – free cereals
- N&D puppy starter is a complete food for all breed during weaning up to two months of age
- Every Farmina’s food is realized with the better ingredients to ensure your pet’s correct amount of proteins, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals
- Dogs have difficulty digesting grains rather large and complex carbohydrates, because they are devoid of biologically specific
NUTRITION SYSTEM FOR CARNIVORES: SCIENTIFICALLY DESIGNED ACCORDING TO NATURE.
Years of scientific research in collaboration with the Chair of Animal Nutrition of University of Naples Federico II led Farmina Vet Research group to formulate a nutritional system designed on the nature of our four-legged family: Natural & Delicious Low Ancestral Grain, the nutrition system for carnivores completely with 90% of really high quality animal origin raw materials, few ancestral cereals (splet and oats) and GMO Free.
- Natural & Delicious can prevent obesity and diabetes thanks to its low glycemic index obtained by presence of few Ancestral Cereals in Low Ancestral Grain. The formulas are without corn and allow a modular release of energy during the day
- GMO Free;
- Gluten Free;
- With only natural antioxidants, tocopherols rich extracts, which allow a natural preservation;
- Kept in a protective atmosphere. During the packaging step, we introduce nitrogen in the bags to replace oxygen granting a natural preservation of the product.
- Rich in high quality vitamins that, added “cold”, have a longer lasting effectiveness.
WHY CATS AND DOGS ARE CONSIDERED CARNIVORES?
Dogs and cats evolution has been similar to that of other predators, that’s why their anatomy is built for a nutrition based on meat. As their ancestors our dogs and cats, despite they adapted their digestive system to their preys, prefer a meat-based nutrition. This concept is clear in a physiologic and anatomic point of view by these points:
1. NO SALIVARY AMILASE
This lack makes pancreas overwork because in charge of the total digestion of carbohydrates.
2. SHORT AND SIMPLE INTESTINS
thanks to the highly acidic pH inside the stomach, fats and proteins are easily and quickly digestible in a short intestinal tract.
3. TEETH AND JAW CONFORMATION
Large opening of mouth capable to swallow big chunks. Short and sharp teeth perfect to rip flesh.
Cats don’t use carbohydrates as primary energy source, but proteins and fats.
5. INSULINIC RESPONSE
Food rich in carbohydrates cause a higher insulinc response and lead to the storage of glucose excess in body fat form. This process may lead to diabetes and obesity.
Natural & Delicious is the nutritional system scientifically studied for dogs and cats carnivore nature developed in two lines: Grain Free completely without cereals, and Low Ancestral Grain with only few ancestral cereals (spelt and oats).