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Are sweet potatoes harmful to dogs?

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
We love sweet potatoes- boiled or fried. But can we feed them to dogs? Does it do any harm? Is it the nutritious food? Swipe to know more.
Sweet potatoes comes in many colours. Japanese sweet potato is purple outside and yellow inside. Sometimes the outside is brownish and inside orange or yellow.
Sweet potatoes have carotenoids, vitamin C, Vitamin A, antioxidants, phytochemicals, pyridoxins, fibre, and minerals. Low in fat as well.
Nutrition
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
doggs can eat sweet potatoes
Best way to feed is in form of dehydrated chews. Because they do not cause digestive blockages or choking.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Boil or bake the sweet potatoes. Mash them up and mix it with regular food of your dog. It should be given in a moderate quantity.
do not give in raw form
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Health benefits
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improves digestion
High fibre and low fat content helps in improving the digestion.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Sweet potatoes have chemicals that are anti-carcinogenic and help in fighting against the growth of cancer cells.
prevents cancer
Help release glucose into blood slowly. If you dog is diabetic, sweet potatoes are good to feed.
Low glysemin index
Other benefits areĀ  body fluid balance and promoting healthy skin, eyes, nerves and muscle function.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
known issues
Feeding beyond moderate levels can cause itching, weight gain, frequent urination, lethargy. Should be given as occasional treat, not more than 15% of normal food.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Before you start treating your dog with sweet potatoes, consult your vet.
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