Tag: Carbohydrate

Digestion Part 3 Tips To Better Digestion

Digestion begins in the brain.  Start the meal with a positive, relaxed attitude.  Begin thinking of your meal, anticipating it, letting your mouth water, creating saliva to lubricate the food, and releasing enzymes in the saliva (amylase) that will aid in pre-digestion of carbohydrates. Chew slowly and thoughtfully.  Savor every flavor and texture.  Not only do you […]

Cats: Carnivore or Herbivore

In all the research I performed for this paper, combined with what I learned in veterinary school regarding feline nutrition, CATS ARE CARNIVORES!  Not only that, but they are obligate carnivores (they MUST eat meat).  Cats have no nutritional requirement for carbohydrates.  Cats were designed to eat mice (one of nature’s perfect foods for a cat).  […]

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