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Nutrition

Why is Fibre added to some pet foods?

Fibre is a complex carbohydrate. The primary function and benefit of adequate dietary Fibre are to increase bulk and water in the intestinal contents to help promote and regulate normal bowel functions. There are 2 types of Fibre, soluble and insoluble. Soluble Fibre is seen in ingredients like wheat, rice and corn. Insoluble Fibre is seen in cellulose and may be used to replace fat in a pet food and thus decrease the calorie content of the food. Foods high in insoluble Fibre are also appropriate for weight control or reduction by promoting a sense of fullness without adding calories. Fibre is not a filler. Fillers offer no nutritional value whatsoever.

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