Recently I was asked, ok I've been asked a lot over the past decade, how to know if you're using quality supplements! So here's a little snippet of what I'm teaching on this week in my Restored and Revitalized Course, to help you find the best for you and your family as well as where to find them!
Reputable Quality Supplement Brands:
Are you a dog helicopter Mom like me?!
Or just want the best for your best friend?
Hate huge vet bills?!
Check your fur baby’s labels for:
A type of plastic that contains nitrogen, added to dog food to make it look like it contains more protein. It can cause kidney failure, depending on the size of the dog and the dose, and death.
2. BHA and BHT
These are artificial preservatives found in some traditional dog foods and treats, used to extend their shelf life. They can be harmful with long-term exposure and ingestion.
which is used as a fat preservative, is also utilized as a pesticide. It elevates liver enzymes in the blood and raises hemoglobin pigment in the liver.
4. Propylene Glycol
This artificial additive is used to maintain texture, keeping foods soft and moist.
Extracted from red seaweed and used as a thickener to maintain consistency, specifically in wet dog food. Can lead to GI inflammation and possibly cancer.
Zinc supplementation has been a game changer for me specifically in improving gut health, boosting my immune system and helping to regulate hormones.
SIGNS OF ZINC DEFICIENCY
Lowered immune system
Loss of taste and/or smell
Nervous system dysfunction
Low testosterone (in Men)
Change of appetite (increase or decrease)
Change in weight gain or loss
Slowed ability to heal
Poor muscle tone
BENEFITS OF ZINC:
Improved immune function
Balancing health inflammation
Helps regulate healthy blood sugar levels
Assists in digestion and gut function
Decreases loose stool (diarrhea)
Increases testosterone & sperm count
Supports liver health
Boosts muscle tone