A nutritious and well balanced diet is essential for the health and well being of your dog. In fact, the Purina Life Span Study came to the conclusion that a dog's lifespan can be extended by two years if he is kept at an ideal weight. One way to pamper your pooch without adding unnecessary calories and fat to his diet is by treating him with homemade diet dog biscuits. Easy to make and nutritious, diet dog biscuits utilize some of the same tricks as healthy treats for people--make it filling with fiber and cut out the sugar and the fat. With natural ingredients, such as a blend of wheat and white flours as well as pumpkin and carrots, your dog will be begging for these diet biscuits and he won't even realize they are good for him.
Deliciously crunchy Science Dietc® Simple Essentialsptrade; Treats Light Adult Biscuits are the great tasting, low calorie healthy canine snacks that help keep your dog fit. Whether you're rewarding your dog for good behavior or just for being a loyal friend, these bone-shaped bites made with real chicken are the perfect prize.
The Biscuit Diet, a low-calorie, meal-replacement program, is another name for the Cookie Diet, created in 1975 by Dr. Sanford Siegal. Siegal's diet, originally intended for his overweight Miami, Florida patients, has grown into an $18 million-a-year enterprise, according to The New York Times. Competitors have sought to cash in on the profits, creating their own cookies -- or biscuits -- with promises that dieters can lose 10 lbs. per month on their plans.
The premise of the original Cookie Diet and its imitators is that you eat high-protein cookies during the day and 1 low-calorie meal at night. You consume between 800 and 1200 calories a day, depending on the plan and the biscuits. Siegal's cookies -- and the 300-calorie dinner allowed on his diet -- score on the low end. Other Biscuit Diet plans permit more substantial evening meals. Siegal's diet is considered extreme, and all its imitators contain fewer calories than the 1500 to 1800 recommended for female and male dieters by the United States Department of Agriculture.