Why is oxidative damage bad? It can lead to a host of disease conditions, not the least of which include: cancers, heart and blood vessel disorders, diabetes, heart failure, inflammatory diseases, gene mutations, chronic fatigue and anxiety.
Blueberries, considered a "superfood", are a low calorie, healthy treat for your dog. Not only is there conclusive science to support that blueberries are safe for dogs but science also tells us that it can help fight and prevent oxidative stress in your dog.
How much do you need to be effective? In a study with sled dogs, the test subjects were fed a supplemented diet in which 2% of their daily food intake was blueberries.
- Contributing Editor M.G.