Pet Food Ingredients / Ingredient Usage Analysis / Fibers and Legumes
on June 11, 2018

Legume seed oligosaccharides: How much is just right in dog and cat diets?

Legume seed oligosaccharides need to be limited in pet diets to avoid issues with digestion and elimination.

With the popularity of grain-free diets, large concentrations of oligosaccharides are being introduced into dog and cat foods. The legume seeds such as peas, lentils, chickpeas and various beans are the leading sources. These legume seeds bring great variety to the pet aisle, have more protein than the cereal grains…

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