Dietary modulation of canine metabolism for obesity management and cancer risk reduction
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Metabolic aberrancies associated with environmental exposures and excess adiposity can increase risk for multiple chronic diseases. Obesity is the primary nutritional disorder of companion dogs and incidence and prevalence rates continue to increase, yet little is known about underlying metabolic disruption in obese dogs or the role of environmental contaminants to which companion dogs are exposed. Cooked common beans (Phaseolus vulgaris, L.) are a rich source of macro-, micro-, and phytonutrients that have potential to support healthy weight management in dogs, modulate metabolism, and decrease ...