AATU FOR DOGS IS THE FIRST DOG FOOD PRODUCT FROM PET FOOD UK TO INCLUDE THEIR UNIQUE ‘SUPER-8’ A BESPOKE COMBINATION OF 8 VEGETABLES, 8 FRUITS, 8 HERBS AND 8 BOTANICALS & SPICES.
Super 8 Fruit
Orange Like other citrus fruits, Oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C. Vitamin C is a powerful natural antioxidant.
Bilberry Bilberries have major antioxidants present in them, A Bilberry is highly effective in various digestion-related issues and can help lower blood sugar levels.
Cowberry The berries contain plentiful organic acids, vitamin C, vitamin A, B vitamins. In addition to these nutrients, they also contain phytochemicals that are thought to counteract urinary-tract infections, and the seeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids.
Blueberry Blueberries contain micro nutrients mostly in moderate levels, of the essential dietary mineral manganese, vitamin C, vitamin K and dietary fibre.
Mulberry Mulberries are rich in B-complex group of vitamins and vitamin K and contain very good amounts of vitamin B-6, niacin, riboflavin and folic acid. These vitamins function as co-factors and help the body in the metabolism of carbohydrates, protein and fats.
Apple Apples are a good source of B-complex vitamins such as riboflavin, thiamin, and pyridoxine. Together, these vitamins help as co-factors for enzymes in metabolism.
Pear Although not well documented, pears are among the least allergenic of all the fruits. They are moderate sources of antioxidant flavonoids phyto nutrients. They contain good quantities of vitamin C.
Cranberry Cranberries are a good source of many vitamins like vitamin C, vitamin A, ß-carotene, lutein, and minerals like potassium, and manganese. Cranberries hold significantly high amounts of phenolic flavonoid phytochemicals.
Super 8 Vegetables
Sweet Potato Sweet potato has higher amylose to that in white potato. Amylose raises the blood sugar levels slowly in comparison to simple fruit sugars and therefore is recommended as a healthy food item even for diabetics.
Chick Peas Chickpea proteins are rich in essential amino acids like lysine, isoleucine and tryptophan. Chickpeas are a nutrient-dense food, providing rich content of protein, dietary fibre, folate, and certain dietary minerals such as iron and phosphorus.
Peas Green peas are one of the most nutritious leguminous vegetables rich in health benefiting phyto-nutrients, minerals, vitamins and antioxidants. Furthermore, they are a rich source of many minerals such as calcium, iron, copper, zinc, and manganese.
Carrots Carrots are notably high in anti-oxidants, vitamins and dietary fibre. They are an exceptionally rich source of carotenes and vitamin-A. Beta-carotene is the major carotene that is present in these roots. Beta carotene is one of the powerful natural anti-oxidants.
Tomato Lycopene, a flavonoid antioxidant, is a unique phytochemical present in tomatoes. Additionally, they are also good source of antioxidant vitamin-C. Tomato is rich in potassium which is an important component of cell and body fluids.
Chicory Added as a prebiotic and as a source of soluble dietary fibre. Dried chicory root extract contains, by weight, approximately 98% Inulin. Inulins are a group of naturally occurring polysaccharides.
Yucca Yucca can help reduce inflammation and help with the treatment of arthritis symptoms. Yucca might also ease the symptoms of diabetes due to its ability to ‘regulate’ glucose levels in the blood.
Tapioca Tapioca contains significant amounts of calcium, phosphorus and vitamin C.
Super 8 Herbs
Parsley It’s, perhaps, the richest herbal source for Vitamin K. Vitamin K has been found to have potential in the role of bone health by promoting osteotrophic activity in the bones.
Peppermint Peppermint is rich in essential oils, vitamins and dietary fibre, which can help to control blood cholesterol and blood pressure.
Spirulina Spirulina has the highest concentration of beta carotene, vitamin B-12, iron and trace minerals and the rare essential fatty acid GLA (gamma-linolenic acid).
Seaweed Seaweed rich in iodine and rare trace elements, and also can help aid the digestive process.
Oregano The active principles in Oregano may improve gut motility and increase digestion by facilitating copious secretion of gastrointestinal juices.
Sage Sage has anti-microbial and anti-bacterial properties which are a potent anti-inflammatory compound. It also has the ability to provide relief from acidity and aid in digestion of fatty and hard to digest foods.
Marjoram Marjoram carries good amounts of minerals like iron, calcium, potassium, manganese, copper, zinc and magnesium. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids, which helps control heart rate and blood pressure.
Thyme Thyme contains many active principles that are found to have disease preventing and health promoting properties. Thyme contains Thymol which has been found scientifically to have antiseptic, and anti-fungal characteristics.
Super 8 Spices & Botanicals
Chamomile There is evidence that chamomile possesses anti-anxiety properties and is used to treat stress.
Rosehip Rosehips are particularly high in vitamin C content, and are one of the richest plant sources available. Rose hips also contain carotenoids, beta-carotene, lutein, and lycopene.
Nettle Nettle leaf is a botanical that has a long tradition of use as an adjuvant remedy in the treatment of arthritis.
Marigold Marigold has been considered beneficial in reducing inflammation and promoting wound healing. It is also an anti-septic and improves blood flow.
Aniseed Aniseed seeds are an excellent source of minerals like iron, magnesium, calcium, manganese zinc, potassium and copper. These minerals are essential to cardiac, bone and blood health and are needed to turn food into energy.
Fenugreek Fenugreek is considered one of the finest herbs. It can balance blood sugar levels, and contains choline which aids the thinking process. Fenugreek has been the focus of several studies concerning the treatment of its’ antioxidants, to help slowing ageing and prevent disease.
Cinnamon Cinnamon extracts have been used to treat gastrointestinal problems and to help calm the stomach. Cinnamon is a carminative, an agent that helps break up intestinal gas.
Lucerne Lucerne also known as Alfalfa is a rich source of natural beta-carotene antioxidant, and provides essential trace minerals and dietary fibre.