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Feed Your Pet Right The Authoritative Guide to Feeding Your Dog and Cat

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ISBN-10: 1439166420

ISBN-13: 9781439166420

Edition: 2010

Authors: Marion Nestle, Malden Nesheim

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Author of WHAT TO EAT joins with an animal nutrition expert to write the nutritional bible that cat and dog owners need to navigate the pet food aisle
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Book details

List price: $32.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 5/11/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

Marion Nestleis Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health and Professor of Sociology at New York University. She is the author ofWhat to Eatand, from UC Press,Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health; Safe Food: The Politics of Food Safety; andPet Food Politics: The Chihuahua in the Coal Mine. Malden Nesheim is Professor Emeritus of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University. He is coauthor (with Marion Nestle) ofFeed Your Pet Right: The Authoritative Guide to Feeding Your Dog and Catand (with Ann L. Yaktine) of the Institute of Medicine reportSeafood Choices: Balancing Benefits and Risks.

The Origins of Commercial Pet Foods
What Pets Ate
What Pets Need
Inventing Commercial Pet Foods
Pet Foods as an Industry
What's in those Packages?
Pet Foods: Wet and Dry
The Ingredients
The Rendered Ingredients
Who Sets Pet Food Rules?
Commercial Pet Foods: The Market
What's on those Labels?
The Pet Food Marketplace: Segments
Products at a Premium
Special Products for Target Markets
For Young and Old
For Special Health Problems
For Weight Loss
The Pet Food Extras
Snacks, Treats, Chews, and Bottled Waters
Dietary Supplements
Do Supplements Work?
Alternatives to Commercial Pet Feeding
Unconventional Diets
The Raw
The Home Cooked
Thinking About Pet Foods
Are Commercial Pet Foods Healthy for Pets?
Do People Eat Pet Food?
Do Pet Food Companies Influence Veterinarians?
Is Pet Food Research Ethical?
Concluding Thoughts
The U.S. Pet Food Industry: Facts and Figures
Recent History of the Pet Food Industry
The History of Pet Food Regulation
Estimating Pet Food Calories
Food Needs of Alaskan Sled Racing Dogs
List of Tables and Figures