Answers Raw Food & Fermentation
Driven by Science
Answers nutritional vision was to make the best pet food available. Over the course of their research, they found that the best way to accomplish this was by using fermented raw foods.
Unlike any other raw diet, Answers Pet Food enhances the nutritional value of raw food through the process of fermentation. By utilizing kombucha (fermented organic decaffeinated green tea), raw cultured whey, cultured raw goat’s milk and kefir, they created their own category and became the first and only fermented raw pet food supplier in the industry.
Good bacteria is needed to create a thriving gut. Answers inoculates every one of their foods with good bacteria and allow them to thrive. These bacteria go to work pre-digesting the food, making it easier for your pet to assimilate nutrients. They also create new vitamins, enzymes, and organic acids that simply aren’t present in non-fermented foods. Good bacteria fill up the food, and also inhibit the growth of bad bacteria. Safety through inhibition— just like nature has done from the very beginning. Fermentation is the most natural and effective way for us to make our products as safe and healthy as possible.
Fermentation’s Health Benefits
Their raw fermented pet foods are formulated to create a healthy gut. Fermentation supports healthy immune function by increasing the B-vitamins, digestive enzymes, antioxidants, and lactic acid that fight off harmful bacteria. It’s also the ultimate source of probiotics. 84% of the immune system is based in the gut.
Options from Answers
Answers has a line of food or supplements to meet you right where you are. Their "Straight" line is a prey model raw diet containing only meat, bones, organs and fermented whey. Their "Detailed" line is a complete and balanced diet containing the balanced meat, bones and organs, but adds in eggs and organic fermented vegetables. Their supplements include: goat's milk, cow milk kefir, fermented fish stock, and turkey stock with fermented beet juice. You can add their products to any diet you feed your pets.