How does Omega 3 benefit my pet?
Important Fatty Facts
There are some fats that are important for mammals to have in their diet, and Omega-3 are some of these important fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids are not only great for the health and wellbeing of humans, but for pets too.
Not all fatty acids are the same, however. Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) is an essential fatty acid that the body converts to a type of Omega-3 with a longer chain, called Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). Most pets’ bodies find it hard to produce EPA, and even harder to produce DHA, which is why we include fish oils in our Grain Free recipes.
Fish oils are rich in EPA and DHA, and the addition of 2.5-3.5% of premium fish oil can lead to substantial health benefits for both cats and dogs. EPA helps to manage inflammation-based problems, such as joint, coat and bladder diseases, due to how the components break down in the body. DHA is highly concentrated in nerve tissue, such as the brain and the eyes. DHA is great for feeding the growing brains of puppies and kittens, and it also supports senior pets’ ageing brains.
We Love Nutrition
Here at We Love Nutrition, we take the health of your pets seriously. All our Grain Free recipes are formulated to include ‘Omega-3 supplement’ derived from fish oils. Our fish oils are high quality, responsibly sourced premium oils which are rich in both EPA & DHA. Omega- 3 is added to help support healthy skin and coat, whilst also supporting cognitive and visual development.