New Research Increases Confidence in the Benefits of Vegan Diets for Dogs

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND / ACCESSWIRE / May 15, 2024 / A new study has increased confidence in the apparent benefits of vegan diets for dogs. The study reanalysed data within a key 2022 study of 2,536 dogs – the largest published study within this field. That study concluded that the healthiest and least hazardous dog foods were nutritionally-sound vegan diets. However, owner opinions of health were included, which may not always be reliable. For example, owners committed to feeding vegan or meat-based diets might sometimes fail to recognise or report subsequent health problems.

The new study used additional statistical methods, including machine learning, to analyse owner opinions of health. It found these were minimally affected when vegan diets were fed. Stated Prof. Andrew Knight – lead author of the original study, "I was relieved to see confirmation that feeding vegan diets had minimal impact on owner opinions about health. This increases my confidence in the reliability of the owner opinions we used."

The new study focused specifically on subjective owner opinions of health, in contrast to the original study which examined seven general indicators of illness, including more objective data such as the frequency of medication use, therapeutic diet use, and veterinary visits. The original study also analysed the reported assessments of veterinarians concerning dog health, as well the prevalence of 22 of the most common health disorders in dogs. Stated Knight, "The large number of health parameters we studied, and the very large number of dogs included, provide a high degree of confidence in the results."

By May 2024 there were 10 studies in dogs, and three in cats, demonstrating equivalent or superior health outcomes when vegan diets are fed, as well as one systematic review covering both species. In April 2024, the longest, most comprehensive peer-reviewed study demonstrated that dogs fed nutritionally-sound vegan diets maintained health outcomes as well as those fed meat. The study comprehensively analysed blood cells and biochemistry, blood nutrient levels, urine, veterinary clinical parameters, and monthly pet owner questionnaires. It studied 15 dogs fed solely vegan diets for an entire year – just under one tenth of an average dog lifespan, or around seven human years. Another 2022 study demonstrated that 1,052 dogs fed vegan diets lived 1.5 years longer, on average, than dogs fed meat. Stated Prof. Knight, "This equates to around an extra decade of life for a human. Additionally, dogs fed vegan diets appear less impacted by certain health problems that impair quality of life. However, it is essential that any diets fed be nutritionally-sound."

Prof. Knight also analysed the environmental benefits of vegan pet diets in a major recent study. This demonstrated that if all the world’s pet dogs went vegan, more greenhouse gases than those emitted by the UK would be saved. Knight stated that "Climate change is becoming a major threat to life on Earth. With the livestock sector a leading cause, substantial dietary change is now essential, and that includes pet diets."

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Thai women’s volleyball ready to meet USA in Nations League 2024

Brazil, “Coach Ya”, head coach of the Thai women’s volleyball team, is preparing to send key players to meet the United States in the Women’s Volleyball Nations League 2024.

‘Coach Ya’ Natthapon Srisamutnak, head coach of the Thai national women’s volleyball team, led Thai female volleyball players to practice for 2 full hours inside the Royal Thai Army stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Try to fix the bug. Before the first match of the Volleyball Nations League 2024 meeting with the United States, the number 2 team in the world, tonight at 3:30 a.m. “Coach Ya” said that this game will definitely be tough. Prepare to send the main players to play. The key is to put pressure on the United States. That is, it must be served well. and be able to launch the first ball So you can play a mixed game. According to the style of the Thai team

‘Toey’ Hatthaya Bamrungsuk and ‘Chompoo’ Phonphan Kerdprach said they were ready to compete. and is ready to fight with all his heart, even though he is the underdog, asking for encour
agement from Thai volleyball fans as always.

It is expected that in this game “Coach Ya” is preparing to send the first 6 players consisting of Chatchuon Moksri, Pimpichaya Kokram, Taddao Nuekchaeng, Hatthaya Bamrungsuk, Piyanuch Pannoi as liberos. With Phonphan Kerdprach as the setter

On the United States side, this set It is a mixed team from the 2020 Olympic Games gold medal team, led by main setter Jordyn Poulter, Justin Wong-Orantes, a libero, and Jordan Lasson, an experienced hitter.

Statistics of the last 5 meetings between the Thai women’s team and the United States, we lost all of them. The latest game on September 17, 2023 in the 2024 Olympic qualifying round, the Thai women’s hitting team lost 0-3 sets, tonight at 3:30 a.m. sending their hearts to cheer on the Thai women’s hitting.

Source: Thai News Agency

‘Sailboat’ beat ‘Chicken’ 2-0, overtaking and rising to the top of the group.

England, Pep Guardiola, manager of Manchester City, said he is satisfied with the championship situation at hand. After winning 2-0 against Spurs

English Premier League football, big match, Tottenham Hotspur, 5th place, lost at home to Manchester City, second place 0-2, with the “Blues” getting a goal from Erling Haaland in the minute. at 51 and the penalty minute at 90+1 gave Manchester City 88 points from 37, returning to the top of the pack again, 2 points ahead of Arsenal in 2nd place, while there was only 1 game left. As for ” Golden Spurs’ had 63 points, ranked 5th, missing the opportunity to play in UEFA. Champions League Definitely next season

After the game, Pep Guardiola, manager of the Blues, said that he now feels tired. But it’s more relaxed. And will start thinking about the final game with West Ham tomorrow, which feels satisfied that the championship situation depends on our team.

Ange Postecoglou, manager of the Spurs team disappointed to lose It was a very close game. City doesn’t miss i
mportant opportunities. But we can’t do it. The cheering section Wanting City to win, Ange replied that he cannot decide what people will do. They are allowed to express themselves the way they want.

Source: Thai News Agency

“Jiraphong” wins gold medal Taekwondo Poomsae Asian Championship

Vietnam, ‘Chao Kaew’ Jirapong Khet Lak shows off his dancing skills. Win the hearts of the judges First time winning the first gold medal For the Thai Taekwondo Poomsae team in the Asian Championships in Vietnam

The 8th Asian Taekwondo Poomsae Championship at Thien Sun Stadium, Vietnam, on the first day competing for 8 gold medals, the Thai Poomsae team competed with 4 competitors, in the men’s freestyle category. Chao Kaew’ Jirapong Khetlak, Thai Poomsae athlete Show off strong and beautiful dance moves. Received a score of 8.332 points from the judges, defeating athletes from South Korea. and the Philippines, who scored 8.232 points, successfully won the first gold medal for the Thai Poomsae team.

Jirapong said he was happy to be successful. Because I trained hard. Thank you to the association for its great support. I would like to give this gold medal to my mother. who is a teacher in Prachinburi

As for the results of another 3 athletes in the women’s singles category, Ratchadawan Tapianthong Pae, an a
thlete from the Philippines. In the quarter-finals ,In the men’s singles category, Peerachan Manamungprasert lost to Iran in the round of 16 and Thitaree Kaewolawasu ranked 5th in the women’s freestyle singles. For the Poomsae Thai team There are 5 more competitions remaining in the mixed doubles category. , Men’s team Poomsae, Women’s team Poomsae ,Freestyle mixed doubles and mixed team freestyle Will compete today

The fighting team, led by “Nong Tennis” Panipak Wongpattanakit, has already arrived in Vietnam to practice. Just waiting to be weighed and enter the competition line. Ready to compete.

Source: Thai News Agency

Varane confirms he will not renew contract with Manchester United

England, Raphael Varane, French defender of the 2018 World Cup winning team, confirms he will not renew his contract with the “Red Devils” Manchester United, which expires this summer.

Raphael Varane, French defender The 31-year-old 2018 World Champion of the ‘Red Devils’ Manchester United from the English Premier League announced clearly that He will not renew his contract with the team. That will expire this summer. And preparing to bid farewell to the fans in the game against Newcastle United, which was the last game at Old Trafford for Varane, who moved to wear the Red Devils shirt from August 2021, played 93 matches, scored. 2 goals and won the Carabao Cup 1 time in the 2022-2023 season.

Luis Enrique, manager of Paris Saint-Germain, the leader of the French Ligue 1, led his team to practice to prepare before competing in the 33rd league game, an away game against Nice, but his name did not appear. of Kylian Mbappe, 25-year-old French striker There is a conflict with Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the president o
f PSG. and Mbappe Announced his departure from the club after his contract expires this summer, but it is expected that Mbappe will play his final game for PSG in the French Cup final against Olympique Lyon on Sunday, May 26.

Olivier Giroud, 37-year-old French striker for the “Red-Black Devils” team AC Milan in the Italian Serie A, debuts with LA FC in the Major League battle. Soccer USA is complete. After announcing that he would not renew his contract with the team that expires this summer, Giroud moved to AC Milan in 2021, played a total of 95 matches, scored 38 goals and won the Serie A championship. Italian Rea 1 time in the first season of moving to the team in the 2021-2022 season.

Source: Thai News Agency

‘Brazil, Belgium, Germany’ hope to host the 2027 Women’s World Cup.

Bangkok, 3 Former women’s football players from Brazil, Belgium and Germany hope their countries will be voted to host the 2027 Women’s World Cup at the FIFA Congress in Thailand.

Rosana, former defender of the Brazilian national team And the coach of the Brazilian women’s national football team under the age of 20 gave an interview about the opportunity to host the 2027 Women’s World Cup in Brazil, jointly offering to be a host. And there will be a vote on the choice at the 74th FIFA Congress in Thailand on May 17. Rosana said it would be very important for Brazilian female footballers. Because it will affect young women. who have dreams of playing football Create opportunities for players in the new era, World Cup in their hometown. will be a beautiful thing Because we will have a family and fellow cheerleaders nearby and probably feel happy If Brazil were chosen

Elin Sailer, former striker for the Belgian national team who joined hands with the Netherlands and Germany to propose jointly as hosts, said t
hat they think these three countries will have great power in organizing the competition. From seeing the 2017 Women’s European Football Championship held in Holland. It went smoothly. These 3 countries want to play a part in creating growth. and drive the women’s football industry, and all 3 countries are suitable in terms of economics and tourism

While Renat Linker, former midfielder for the German national team, said that Germany is a country that loves football. Whether it’s a girl or a boy. They all play football with faith. and like to watch the game The DFB Women’s Pokal final sold out more than 44,000 tickets. We’ve held it in 2011 and people are still hungry for events. The conditions for being chosen as host are: Must receive more than half of the votes from the 211 member countries attending the meeting.

The Football Association of Thailand together with FIFA and the Department of Physical Education organized the FIFA For School activity at Bangkok Thonburi University. according to FIFA’s objecti
ves who want to bring knowledge to pass on to 33 physical education teachers to pass on to youth in primary and secondary schools on the basics of football through the FIFA For School application, which is considered one of the activities of the 74th FIFA Congress. The training is divided into theoretical sections. In terms of philosophy and the use of various programs and practical is to organize activities to develop football skills with youth Both individually and in groups.

Source: Thai News Agency

‘Madame Pang’ joins the discussion on female leaders in the football industry

, “Madame Pang” Nuanphan Lamsam, President of the Football Association Was honored by FIFA to participate in another important discussion, Leadership Forum: Executive Women In Football or a meeting of female football executives from around the world on May 15, 2024.

FIFA, led by Gianni Infantino, FIFA President, gives importance to and fully promotes women’s football. Most recently, in the 2023 Women’s World Cup in New Zealand and Australia, teams were increased from 24 to 32 teams, the most in history. Meanwhile, at the 74th FIFA Congress, there will be a vote to choose the host of the 2027 Women’s World Cup.

As for the discussion This time it was led by Gianni Infantino who came to give the opening speech himself. Along with executives and top women’s football leaders from around the world, such as Sarai Bareman, head of FIFA’s women’s football department, Debbie Hewitt, the first president of the Women’s Football Association of England, Sonia Fulford, the first president of the Women’s Football Associati
on. Turks and Caicos Islands, including “Madame Pang” Nuanphan Lamsam, President of the Football Association The first woman of Thailand and the first person of Asia. 614.

Source: Thai News Agency

‘Walk-Run OLYMPIC DAY 2024’ organized a big run in the middle of the city. Many world-class athletes attended the event.

On May 15, 2014, a press conference was held to prepare for the Olympic Day 2024 walking and running activities in Bangkok under the slogan “Together, For A Better World” with the honor of Professor (Special) Charoen Wattanasin, Vice Chairman of the committee. Olympics of Thailand presided over the event, including Khunying Patama Leeswadtrakul Vice President of the Olympic Committee of Thailand and IOC Member, Mr. Sébastien de Vaujany, chargé d’affaires ai, Charge d’Affaires, Acting Ambassador of France to Thailand, and Sanont Wangsangbun, Deputy Governor of Bangkok. Attended a press conference at Alliance Française Bangkok, Wireless Road, Lumpini Subdistrict, Pathumwan District, Bangkok.

By Professor (Special) Charoen Wattanasin, Vice Chairman of the Olympic Committee of Thailand. Discussing the background of Olympic Day and Olympic Day 2024 activities, he said, ‘I have been assigned to act on behalf of The Olympic Committee of Thailand regarding the organization of Olympic Day activities, which is a spor
ts activity for the masses. There are member countries of the International Olympic Committee. Walking – running or other activities have been organized to commemorate the founding day of the International Olympic Committee or IOC on June 23 every year. It is also an activity that encourages people of all genders. All ages exercise or play sports. To enhance physical health and strength, which is in line with one of the government’s important policies.’

‘This year will be bigger than ever before. There are various formats for organizing activities, including academic activities. Exhibitions, sports competition activities in 5 sports, youth sports activities Kids Sport, environmental activities, recreational activities and walking-running activities”

‘In addition to the activities mentioned above, Also at the event were world-class athletes from France, Emmanuel Petit, world champion footballer. Come join the event to inspire Thai youth. There will also be a sale of inexpensive products from the French Embas
sy. An exhibition of the importance of the Olympic Committee of Thailand. In addition, there will be a concert to entertain the people as well.’

The Olympic Day 2024 walking-running activity will be held for 2 days on Saturday, June 15, 2024, open to the general public to participate at no cost. Its purpose is to help promote awareness of the value of sport and the Olympic and Paralympic Games among participants. Through watching demonstrations and participating in playing games such as Breaking, BMX, International Boxing, Muay Thai and Sailing, as well as competing in various sports such as Basketball 3×3, Badminton, Table Tennis, Futsal, Pickleball, Balance Bite, along with Ending with a mini concert from leading artists at the Benjakitti Sports Center area. and beside the lake, Benjakitti Park, Khlong Toei

As for Sunday, June 16, 2024, there will be a walking-running activity Olympic Day 2024 with a starting point and finish line at Benjakitti Park. The running route is divided into 2 stages, including a
distance of 4.8 kilometers (running number, no chips), starting time 05.20. and 10 kilometer distance (running number with chip) released at 5:00 a.m. Application fee 380 baht (including application system service fee) for both distances. Applications open between 30 April 2024 – 30. May 2024, receive a shirt and running number. Saturday, June 15, 2024 at the Benjakiti Sports Center area, Benjakiti Park, from 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

You can read application details on the Olympic Day Thailand Facebook page

Source: Thai News Agency