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The things we ate as kids: Captain Crunch, Lucky Charms, jaw-breakers - just to name a few of the ultra-processed, nutritionally barren tummy-fillers we devoured. Is it any wonder we had mouthfuls of cavities, bellies full of lard? In fact my brother Gorman, who used to eat Halloween kisses and guppies for breakfast and had 13 cavities during a check-up, became a dentist. But today, it's a different story: all the kids are on gluten-free diets, drink bottled water instead of Mountain Dew and eat mangoes when their sweet tooth calls. It just ain't the same. And that goes for cats and dogs...

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  Is it any wonder that carnivores are at the top of the food chain in virtually every ecosystem on land? After all, protein-rich meat was the secret sauce that fueled the growth and development of their brains to the point where they became masters of their domains. There's the lion, the bear, the wolf - just to name a few. A large brain gave them the ability to hunt with guile, to form social packs, to care for their young until near-adulthood. Why? Because brain-food is meat. Think about the animals with the highest intelligence; with a few exceptions...

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For those who say, "But I feed my dog a quality kibble."Think again. You may be harming your pet, seriously.And for those on raw, read why you've made the right choice.The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has identified 16 brands of dog foods — the majority of them labelled "grain free" — that it says are most frequently associated with a potentially deadly canine heart condition. Canine dilated cardiomyopathy, or DCM, is a disease that causes the muscle wall of a dog's heart to thin, weakening the organ and making it harder to pump blood. Congestive heart failure, a buildup of...

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