This is another article in the series of Natural Pet Remedies | Food Therapy. Food therapy is one of the four major branches of TCVM, alongside acupuncture, herbal medicine, and Tui-na. It is the art and science of tailoring diet plans to individual patients based on their unique inborn tendencies, age, species, geographical location, personality and current disharmony or disease process.
The pancreas is the organ in the body responsible for production of insulin ( sugar regulation ) and digestive enzymes (aid in the digestion of starches, fats, and proteins). If the pancreas fails to produce enough of these digestive enzymes, exocrine pancreatic insufficiency develops.