Can Dogs Eat Blueberries?

Blueberries Benefits Dogs

We already know that blueberries are great for us.! They’re one of those “superfoods” we’re told we should eat more of. All the antioxidants, fiber, and phytochemicals blueberries provide also benefits our dog’s.

Blueberries the King of Antioxidant

Antioxidants are important.

They protect our bodies from damage by free radicals, unstable molecules that can damage cellular structures and contribute to aging and diseases like cancer.

Benefits for adding Blueberries to your Dog’s Food

Aging: Consider the effect of free radicals on aging as the main cause of various symptoms. , then blueberries bring you the brightest ray of hope for staying young.

Urinary Tract Infection: The formation of certain bacterial colonies like b-coli along the lining of the inner walls of urinary tract is responsible for this infection. It results in inflammation, a burning sensation during the passage of urine and other complications. For this condition, blueberries can be surprisingly beneficial.

Brain Function, Memory & Alzheimer’s Disease: Yep dogs do have this as well!  Again, the antioxidant properties of blueberries come into play. The anthocyanin, the selenium, the vitamins A, B-complex, C and E, zinc, sodium, potassium, copper, magnesium, phosphorus, manganese and all the others can prevent and heal neurotic disorders by preventing the degeneration and death of neurons. These essential nutrients also protect braincells and help to restore the health of the central nervous system. It is hard to believe that these berries can also cure serious problems like Alzheimer’s disease to a great extent. They even heal damaged brain cells and neuron tissues to keep your memory sharp for a very long time.

Constipation & Digestion: While the roughage (fiber) in a couple handfuls of blueberries prevents constipation, the vitamins, sodium, copper, fructose and acids improve digestion by stimulating the correct gastric and digestive juices to move food smoothly and safely through your gastrointestinal system.

Cancer: Blue Berries can prove to be extremely valuable for cancer patients, for they contain certain compounds like Pterostilbene (an excellent remedy for colon and liver cancer) and Ellagic Acid which, in harmony with Anthocyanin and other antioxidants like vitamin-C and copper, can do miracles to both prevent and cure cancer.

Immunity: Blueberries, being very rich in antioxidants like Anthocyanin, vitamin C, B complex, vitamin E, vitamin A, copper (a very effective immune builder and anti-bacterial substance), selenium, zinc, and iron (promotes immunity by raising hemoglobin and oxygen concentration in blood), it can seriously boost your immune system and prevent infections.  Once your immune system is strong, you won’t catch colds, fever, pox and countless other communicable diseases spread by bacteria and viruses.

Other Benefits & Facts: Blueberries keep you feeling fresh, active, fit, sharp, close to nature and in a good mood, as they are very good antidepressants. You also won’t need to spend a lot of money on medicine, because blueberries are effective against so many different conditions. There are also no negative side effects associated with this “superfood”.  A final interesting thing to know about blueberries is that the deeper the color of the blueberries, the richer they are in antioxidants and other medicinal nutrients.

The Fresh Pet Chef

The Fresh Pet Chef

With Christine Johnson

Welcome to our blog page. The fact that you are here means that you are in tuned to the connection that what we feed our dogs affects their health. We realize that nutrition is the prevention and the therapy to all disease. 

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