Compassion Circle VegeYeast (454g)
VegeYeast is a modified brewers yeast that contains B vitamins and protein, specially formulated for companion animals. It is especially important that you use VegeYeast in your plant-based cat or kitten recipes.
Expiry: End of May 2020
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VegeYeast is a food yeast formulated for companion animals.
VegeYeast is an ingredient in all Vegepet recipes.
This modified brewer’s yeast is loaded with B vitamins and protein.
We prefer getting essential nutrients from whole foods as much as possible, rather than adding individual vitamins in an attempt to compensate for inadequate meals. That’s why we recommend VegeYeast. It’s loaded with the important B complex water-soluble vitamins to support the nervous system as well as many other functions in the body. It is an excellent natural source of chromium and high-quality protein.
VegeYeast is more acidic than other food yeast with a pH between 3.2 and 3.7 and the magnesium content is at least 25% lower.
Extra acidity in the diet is beneficial for both dogs and cats, and lower magnesium in the diet helps prevent magnesium buildup in the kidneys or bladder. Minerals that aren’t flushed out of the urinary tract can contribute to stone formation in an alkaline environment. Feeding wet food will improve urine concentration and help minerals flush from the system.
VegeYeast helps make the transition to the vegetarian diet that much easier since both dogs and cats love the flavour that it adds to their food.
Our yeast is made from a one-celled fungus called Saccharomyces cerevisiae. The Dutch have been cultivating this strain since at least 1780.
Vegepet recipes require about 1 pound (454 grams) of yeast per month for a 10 pound (4.5 kg) cat or a 44 pound (20 kg) dog.
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- Brewer’s dried yeast
|Crude Protein||40.0% (min)|
|Crude Fat||3.0% (min)|
|Crude Fibre||2.5% (max)|
|Thiamine (Vitamin B1)||380 mg/kg (min)|
|Niacin (Vitamin B3)||740 mg/kg (min)|
|Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6)||240 mg/kg (min)|
|Calorie Content||3100 kcal/kg
|Weight of Animal||Amount to Feed Daily|
|Cat / Kitten||1 tablespoon|
|4.5kg dog||1 teaspoon|
|13.6kg dog||2 teaspoons|
|22.7kg dog||1 tablespoon|
|31.8kg dog||11/2 tablespoon|
|40.8kg dog||2 tablespoon|
|2.3kg puppy||1/3 teaspoon|
|6.8kg puppy||1 teaspoon|