AAFCO Pet Food Labeling Guide

By Rockstar Doggy MommaDoggy Tips

When shopping for your dog’s food, always choose a brand and formula that is endorsed by the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO). This stamp of approval reflects that the product meets the minimum nutrition requirements that your dog needs for a complete and balanced diet. Dog foods are generally marked with one of … Read More

How Acupuncture Helps My Dog

By Rockstar Doggy MommaDoggy Tips

My dog Gatsby was diagnosed last year with two herniated discs in his back. Rather than put him through an expensive surgery (that the veterinary specialist thought might not even help), I decided to take the more conservative route. Gatsby began going to physical therapy and acupuncture. Acupuncture helped Gatsby naturally manage his pain and … Read More

How to Detox Your Life

By Rockstar Doggy MommaKitchen Advice, Wellness Advice

A simple way to detox your life is by starting with your diet. You want to clear out the processed foods that are high in sugars and trans-fats (cookies, cereals, chips, fast food), and instead, focus on eating whole foods, such as vegetables, fruits, legumes, nuts/seeds, whole grains, fish and lean meats. A great way … Read More

Here’s Bad Nutrition Advice

By Rockstar Doggy MommaWellness Advice

In today’s society many individuals spent an inordinate amount of time and money on the new quick fix diet fads. While some of these theories can be beneficial, others may do more harm than good for your overall health and weight loss goals. Here are a few examples: Skip breakfast. You had a big dinner … Read More

Don’t Hit The Snooze Button

By Rockstar Doggy MommaWellness Advice

How many of you love to hit the snooze button? Or better yet, purposely set your alarm early to enjoy an extra few minutes of snooze? Although many of us are guilty of this practice, studies suggest that it can negatively impact your entire day. Ideally, strive for 7-9 hours of quality sleep per night. … Read More

What is HIIT?

By Rockstar Doggy MommaExercise Tips

High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is a type of cardiovascular exercise where you become hypoxic (deprives your body of oxygen) which makes your metabolism stay elevated throughout your day. Thus, you are still burning calories after you leave the gym. A simple way to do this is through a program called Tabata. You can easily time … Read More

Tips For Becoming a Vegetarian

By Rockstar Doggy MommaKitchen Advice, Wellness Advice

Many individuals are choosing to go vegetarian for its many health benefits. Studies suggest that vegetarians have a lower risk of developing heart disease, cancer, obesity, and diabetes. Here are a few tips. Love your vegetables! A vegetarian diet is only healthy if you’re focusing on the right kinds of anti-inflammatory foods. Your diet should … Read More