A dog’s life expectation and diet.

In a fascinating study Lawler and his colleagues review decade two of the lifetime diet restriction study of the dog. Labrador retrievers (n 48) were paired at age 6 weeks by sex and weight within each of seven litters, and assigned randomly within the pair to control-feeding (CF) or 25 % diet restriction (DR). Feeding…

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Vegetarians and bone fractures

A diet that is outside the accepted norm may raise concerns for its adequacy in terms of nutrients and whether or not this diet has inbuilt deficienciesThe vegetarian diet is one such concern. . The Oxford cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition ( EPIC-Oxford ) conducted a survey of vegetarians and…

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