Turmeric Updated on: March 21st, 2019

turmeric and its most active compound curcumin have many health benefits, such as the potential to prevent heart disease, Alzheimer's and cancer. it's a potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant and may also help improve arthritis.

why we feed

turmeric is known for having anti-inflammatory properties and antioxidants that come from the active ingredient, curcumin. It is also a blood thinner, so it helps with blood clots, and helps with health, which is beneficial for young pups and older dogs.

how to feed

curcumin is absorbed into the system easier when eaten with a fat or black pepper, so usually turmeric is used in making red golden paste (a mixture of turmeric, water, black pepper, and a fat). You can use animal fat or coconut oil. The paste can be then put in the fridge, or scooped into ice cube trays and given to your dog every day.

Additional info

turmeric can also be used for dental hygeine and whitening teeth!