Whether caused by overeating, age or a sedentary lifestyle, your cat can easily need to have some weight control in order to be happy, healthy, obtain relief from hip and joint problems from carrying excessive weight and live a longer life. The type of ingredients in these special cat foods are quite similar to what humans are supposed to eat in order to maintain a better lifestyle.
Special diet foods maximize the nutritional value that your cat receives. Turkey is a high-quality protein that is not usually used in cat food. Potatoes, oatmeal and brown rice are easily digestible carbohydrate sources. Along with the fat-burner L-Carnitine, carbohydrates keep pets energized and feeling full so that they can gradually return to a healthier weight. Adding a blend of fruit, vegetables, vitamins, minerals and energy-boosting amino acids means balanced nutrition and help in digestion. Omega 3 and six fatty acids maintains the immune system and helps the coat and skin.