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Do Not Feed Your Pets ONIONS

Your pet's digestive enzymes are not the same as your digestive enzymes.

Our bodies DO have the digestive enzyme necessary to digest onions. The digestive systems of some animals, such as dogs, cats and guinea pigs, do NOT have the enzyme necessary to digest onions.

All onions, raw or cooked, are a danger – a poison – to these pets.

onions are toxic for dogs

We will spare you the details here, but even small amounts of onions cause serious distress to their systems. YOU may or may not notice, depending on the amount ingested and the degree of interaction you have with your pet.

Not noticing is one matter.  Causing it is another.

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Fresh and Raw or Not at All

Can you imagine?
Neither can I.
Yet, there ARE considerations.

green onions in the sky

What if allowing 7-12 minutes before eating (or heating) a cut onion allows its anticancer properties to better engage? 

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What if overcooking an onion deactivates its phytonutrients? 

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What if cooking an onion at a high temperature destroys many of its enzymes?

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