FDA names 16 dog-food brands with potential link to canine heart disease

Grains have been shown to be incredibly important to help reduce risks for heart disease. Heart disease is a group of conditions like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and obesity that can affect the structures or functions of the heart leading to heart attacks and strokes.
Research has concluded that including whole grains in a daily diet can help reduce many of the risk factors that lead to heart disease. The Heart and Stoke Foundation of Canada says 80% of premature heart disease and stroke can be prevented through your life habits, such as eating a healthy diet that includes whole grains.

Earlier this week, CBC News released an article that claims the U.S Food and Drug Administration names 16 dog food brands that a prominently labelled as “grain free” to be a potential link to canine heart disease.

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Gluten-free diet not healthy for everyone

Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye and barley. People diagnosed with Celiac Disease or non- gluten Celiac sensitivity cannot digest the protein which can lead to gastrointestinal issues. But, can a gluten free diet be the social for everyone? What are the risks involved with a gluten free diet? CNN interviewed 
Shelley Case, a registered dietitian, expert on the gluten-free diet and author of “Gluten Free: The Definitive Resource Guide”¬† on how a gluten-free diet isn’t necessarily the solution for everyone.¬†