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LIVE | The Dangerous Cat Food Trend, a Must-Have Superfood, + more...

A 2-year shelf life for raw food?! The nutritional concerns of freezing food for too long. Why you want to include some vegetables and fiber in your dog's diet. The concerning and potentially dangerous trend of feeding cats cheaper dog-food. Plus much more! Rodney & Dr. Becker discuss the latest research on nutrition and health in this replay of their weekly Facebook Live in the Inside Scoop. Plus they answer listener questions.

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In this episode:


Feeding Kefir, the favorite superfood (01:17)


Nutritional dangers of feeding cats dog-food (10:43)


How long is too long? Freezing food and nutritional degradation. (17:48)


The importance of fiber for the gut and brain. (23:00)


Birds & bird feeders blamed for deadly salmonella outbreak. (32:16)



Mentioned in this episode:


Metabolic cooperation and spatiotemporal niche partitioning in a kefir microbial community


Can cats eat dog food, because it’s cheaper?


Link between dietary fiber and depression partially explained by gut-brain interactions


Bird feeders blamed for deadly salmonella outbreak, says B.C. wildlife rescue group