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Exploring Novel Protein for Dogs

Exploring Novel Protein for Dogs

If your dog has been diagnosed with a food allergy or sensitivity, you have probably come across the term “novel protein”. Novel proteins are unique protein sources that your dog likely hasn’t encountered before. By introducing these alternative proteins, you can help reduce adverse reactions and improve your dog’s overall well-being. In this blog we … Continued

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A Greener Home with Nala Health

A Greener Home with Nala Health

Every day, millions of positive things are done to contribute towards a happier and healthier planet. Individuals, companies and organizations are all working in their own way to reduce the pressure on natural resources and reverse the effects of Global Warming. At Nala Health, we believe that the health of our dogs and the well-being … Continued

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From a Vet’s Perspective: My Experience With Nala Health

From a Vet’s Perspective: My Experience With Nala Health

As a veterinarian, it's my passion to ensure our four-legged friends receive the best care and nutrition available. Over the years, I've seen many trends in dog food come and go, but it wasn't until recently that I came across something that really caught my attention - insect-based dog food from Nala Health.

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The Incredible Benefits of Black Soldier Fly Larvae Dog Food

The Incredible Benefits of Black Soldier Fly Larvae Dog Food

The world of pet nutrition is vast and ever-evolving, with new discoveries and trends continually emerging. Among the exciting developments is the burgeoning interest in insect protein as a viable and nutritious alternative to traditional meat-based dog food. Leading this eco-friendly parade is the humble yet potent Black Soldier Fly Larvae (BSFL).  Based in South Africa, with links to our original home in Norway, Nala Health, a premium dog food company, has been pioneering this shift towards dog food containing insect protein. By championing the health of our furry companions, Nala Health is nurturing a more sustainable and eco-conscious food production system.

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Celebrating Heritage Month with Nala Health

Celebrating Heritage Month with Nala Health

Originating from the Cederberg region of the Western Cape, rooibos has for centuries been a staple of South African communities. Not just an aromatic tea for humans, this unique herb has found its way into our dog food, offering a plethora of antioxidants that boost health and improve digestion for our furry friends. Due to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, rooibos can be beneficial for dogs with allergies affecting the skin. It might help soothe the skin, reduce redness, and alleviate itching.

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Chitin in Dog Food

Chitin in Dog Food

In recent years, pet food manufacturers have turned their focus towards alternative protein sources to meet the growing demand for sustainable and nutritionally rich diets for our furry companions. One such source, which has stirred a lot of interest, is insect protein. With insects being rich in chitin, it’s vital to understand its health benefits for dogs, as well as potential risks when consumed in excess. 

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Unleash the Power of Insects

Unleash the Power of Insects

As pet owners, we strive to provide the best nutrition for our beloved four-legged companions. Protein is one of the most important components in your dog’s diet and it is therefore essential that your dog eats from high-quality sources. In recent years we have seen more pet food companies use edible insects as a primary … Continued

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The Story About our Insect Protein

The Story About our Insect Protein

We source our insect protein (black soldier fly larvae) from a local producer in Cape Town. They are an innovative, highly competent and driven company that seek to be the best in all areas of their business. They are committed to providing their staff with excellent working conditions, skills development and opportunities in their company. … Continued

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Can Dogs Eat Insect Protein? They Can and They Should!

Can Dogs Eat Insect Protein? They Can and They Should!

In the quest for sustainable, hypoallergenic, and nutritionally rich protein sources for our dogs, insect protein has emerged as a front-runner. The black soldier fly larvae, a primary ingredient in Nala Health’s dog food isn’t just another protein source; it’s a superfood. Packed with all 10 essential amino acids that dogs require, this protein powerhouse also boasts beneficial fats, fiber, and essential minerals.

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