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There are many potential benefits to giving omega-3 fatty acid supplements to cats. Some of the benefits are visible, while others are not so visible. Regardless of whether you can see the results, part of a healthy diet is making sure your cat gets plenty omega-3 fatty acids.

 

What is Omega-3?

Omega-3 is a polyunsaturated fatty acid that possesses double carbon bonds within the carbon chain. It’s opposing fatty acid is omega-6, and it’s important for your cat to have a balance of both omega-3 and omega-6 for optimal health. There is also an...

When it comes to giving an animal the dietary nutrition they need, especially animals that normally live and eat in the wild, human attempts at properly nourishing them can fall flat, to say the least. Providing domesticated diets to animals can even cause some animal species harm if they aren’t careful to provide the animals exactly what they need, in the ratios they need it, and in the form that it is most readily used by their bodies.That’s a tall order, but The Missing Link has strived hard to develop products that meet those needs, both for domestic pets as well as for capt...

5 Critical benefits of Omega 3 for dogs!

Added : 18-Jan-2018 Published In: Latest News

What Are Omega-3s?

Omega-3s are the fatty acids that are available in your dog’s food, as well as in the form of nutritional supplements. Different brands praise the virtues of omega-3 fatty acids, citing they help with skin and heart conditions, allergies, kidney functions and cognitive functions. Many vets and dog owners recommend the usage of omega-3 supplements as a preventative health measure.

 

Omega-3 is a fatty acid that is considered “polyunsaturated.” Polyunsaturated just means that the omega-3s have do...

8 Signs You Need a Detox!

Added : 18-Jan-2018 Published In: Latest News

It’s that time of the year- have you overindulged at Christmas, are you feeling a bit groggy and do you have the January blues?  It’s a new year and while we always advocate healthy habits being a continuous lifetime ambition, a new year is a nice fresh start to get back on track with your health and fitness goals!

1. Indigestion – indigestion is a word used to describe various digestive symptoms such as acid reflux, abdominal bloating, constipation and diarrhoea.  Having these symptoms is a common...

Boost your immunity with Superfoods.

Added : 18-Jan-2018 Published In: Latest News
It’s that time of year again, Winter is the season for colds and the flu and a bad diet can make you more vulnerable. Boost your immunity with superfoods; there are so many health benefits when you eat superfoods and they can easily be incorporated into your diet! Check out the below list of superfoods and the function each plays within the body…
 
1. Berries – strawberries, blueberries, cranberries, raspberries and blackberries are excellent sources of vitamin C and insoluble fiber.&...

New Year’s Resolutions: Start with a Detox

Added : 18-Jan-2018 Published In: Latest News

For the majority, December is always a less healthy month – the abundance of food and alcohol can rarely be avoided with the many social gatherings that occur. If you feel like you need a kick start this January, then follow this straightforward guide on how to effectively detox…

1. Eat wholefoods – the basis to any good detox plan is to eat foods in their natural form and not processed. Focus on an abundance of fresh organic vegetables (6 to 8 servings a day), plus 1 to 2 servings of organic...

Dealing with indigestion

Added : 22-Nov-2017 Published In: Latest News

Indigestion covers a variety of symptoms from cramping in the stomach, to heartburn, bloating after eating, wind, belching, constipation and even pain in the bowel. It is usually a sign that the digestive system is having difficulty coping with breaking down food, and this is frequently due to a lack of stomach acid and digestive enzymes in the small intestine, as well as, a possible imbalance of gut bacteria. The problem can be made worse if you eat too quickly and don’t chew food thoroughly. Overeating, drinking in excess, eating refined and processed foo...

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When it comes to giving an animal the dietary nutrition they need, especially animals that normally live and eat in the wild, human attempts at properly nourishing them can fall flat, to say the least. Providing domesticated diets to animals can even cause some animal species harm if they aren&rs...

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There are many potential benefits to giving omega-3 fatty acid supplements to cats. Some of the benefits are visible, while others are not so visible. Regardless of whether you can see the results, part of a healthy diet is making sure your cat gets plenty omega-3 fatty acids.  ...

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For the majority, December is always a less healthy month – the abundance of food and alcohol can rarely be avoided with the many social gatherings that occur. If you feel like you need a kick start this January, then follow this straightforward guide on how to effectively detox&hell...

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