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Essential Reads: Evidence-Based Interventions for Depressed Mothers and Their Young Children

In a given year, about 10% of mothers in the United States experience a major depressive episode (MDE).  Roughly translated, this means about 1 in 10 children is exposed to maternal depression each year (Ertel et al, 2011).  While much attention has focused on postpartum depression, which affects about 10% to 15% of women, mothers… Read More »

Is their a high carb diet

There are two major forms of polysaccharides in the foods we eat: starches and fiber. Grains are also naturally low in fat. Starchy foods, such as bread, rice, potatoes and pasta, provide a slow and steady release of energy throughout the day. There is no evidence that a low-carb diet is more effective in the… Read More »

How do cats get protein in their diet

Lee Danks, in the 10th of his series for Royal Canin, reminds us of cats’ carnivorous nature. What might be useful to review is not only what this truly means, but what consequences this has for the individual in their everyday health. As obligate carnivores, cats rely on nutrients in animal tissues to meet their… Read More »