Pumpkin Pumpkin is low in saturated fat, sodium and cholesterol. It is also a good source of Vitamin E, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Potassium and is also a very good source of dietary fiber. Some vets even recommend pumpkin for weight loss in dogs.
Cinnamon Cinnamon regulates blood sugar and is one of the many anti-inflammatories that can be added to help dogs with joint problems and/or arthritis. The delicious spice has been shown to help regulate blood sugar. So, it can help with borderline diabetic dogs and even sometimes preclude insulin use. Cinnamon, in humans and dogs, has antifungal, antibacterial and antimicrobial properties.