3 Amazing Ways Spinach Boosts Your Dog's Health

3 Amazing Ways Spinach Boosts Your Dog's Health

Dr. Maria de Bettencourt Tavares Dr. Maria de Bettencourt Tavares
4 minute read

The benefits of this superfood called Spinach don't just apply to humans.

Good nutrition is just as important for the health and well-being of dogs as it is for humans. The problem is, most commercial dog food is low quality and full of ingredients that are rightfully banned from human consumption.

That's why it's essential for pet owners to know about the link between diet and health, so they can be empowered to make good dietary decisions for the four-legged friends in their lives. It's also why we've made it our mission to create healthy and organic superfood dog treats that are both nutritious and delicious.

One decision you can make today that will enhance your dog's health is to add spinach to their diet. Let's look at some of the reasons why.

 

Why spinach belongs in your dog's dish

Spinach's status as a superfood is nothing new. Humans have been eating this leafy green for good health for a long time because it's packed with a huge range of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fiber, and a bunch of other good stuff that is great for us.

It turns out that all of these nutritional benefits also apply to dogs! Here are three of its health-boosting benefits:

1. Its high micronutrient content: Spinach contains over 100 compounds that help prevent disease and maintain health.

2. Its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties: Spinach has an abundance of phytochemicals, plus vitamins C and E, which slow aging and fight disease. 

3. It’s cognitive and mood-enhancing benefits: Studies show that the nutritional density of spinach also has a positive impact on brain function and mood.

 

We only use ingredients we would (and do!) eat ourselves

Learning just how much certain foods could have an impact on dogs' health is part of what inspired us to create the LOONAWELL line of organic dog treats. We wanted to make healthy natural dog treats that contained the kinds of nutritional powerhouse superfoods we ourselves eat, so we can feel and look our best.

For example, our Healthy Glow dog treats contain hand-selected, human-grade ingredients including spinach, quinoa, lemon, ginger, and coriander for a dose of biotin (vitamin 8), niacin (vitamin B3), zinc, and copper, all of which are great for maintaining your dog's healthy, shiny coat.

Another important consideration in creating the recipes for our superfood dog treats was choosing what not to include, which is basically anything that doesn't add nutritional value. That means no artificial colors, flavors, preservatives, additives, or fillers. We want only the tastiest, crunchiest, most satisfying, and health-promoting treats for our dogs—we actually collaborated with chefs in creating these recipes to ensure the highest levels of quality and deliciousness.

 

A simple way to prepare spinach your dog will love

If you're a DIY-er and would like to prepare spinach for your dog in your own kitchen, the best way is to steam it. This method allows the spinach to hold onto most of its nutrients and is easiest on your dog's digestion. Skip any seasonings, such as oil or salt, which can be toxic for dogs. Just chop up the steamed spinach into small pieces and serve.

 

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About LOONAWELL

LOONAWELL makes superfood dog treats for all breeds and ages. Our organic, natural dog treats are made with high-quality and human-grade ingredients and packed in small portions for the ultimate in freshness and portability.

They're made with love in Switzerland and can be shipped anywhere in the world. We believe that dogs deserve the best—treat yours to a nutritious and delicious superfood snack!

 

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