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Pet Food Ingredients
on February 10, 2016

The role of inorganic minerals in pet nutrition

The supplementation of trace elements plays an essential role in maintaining optimal health in pets.

Copper, zinc and manganese are metal cations with numerous essential functions, but their predominant roles are as structural or catalytic components of enzymes. To that end, each one plays a role in both human and animal nutrition.

Copper, for example, is essential for energy production, connective tissue formation, antioxidant defense…

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