Feeding Dogs ‘Human-Grade’ Food Might Make Them Poop Less

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A new study suggests that feeding your pup fresh food fit for a person might have an added welcome effect: smaller poops. The findings suggest that a fresh human-grade diet is more easily digestible for dogs than standard diets made of dry processed food, and it may also satisfy a dog’s appetite with fewer calories per meal.

Kelly Swanson, a nutrition scientist at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, has been studying dog and cat nutrition for about two decades. More recently, he and his team have been looking into pet diets primarily

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Amy Grant shares health update after heart surgery

Amy Grant has advice for those who think they are in good health: Get a professional “to check it out.”

Grant revealed in February 2020 she was diagnosed with a heart condition called partial anomalous pulmonary venous return, undergoing open-heart surgery in June.

Now eight months after her surgery, Grant is sharing a health update and message about her experience with her heart defect in an interview on “Good Morning America” Wednesday.

“I feel fantastic. I just have this feeling like this is going to be the best year yet. I love it,” Grant said.

The singer unknowingly lived

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