Quick Nutritional Breakdown:
|28% (min)||18% (min)||3% (max)||12% (max)||31% (Est.)|
Detailed Nutritional Facts:
|Calories||457 (per cup)|
|Vitamin A||15 000 IU/kg|
|Vitamin E||100 IU/kg|
|Docosahexaenoic Acid (An Omega-3 fatty acid)||NA|
|Linoleic Acid (An Omega-6 fatty acid)||1.6%|
|Omega-6 fatty acid||NA|
First 5 Ingredients:
- brewer’s rice
- poultry by product meal
- corn gluten meaL
- whole grain wheat
Chicken is a good start, but keep in mind on this ingredient rank list, it factors in the water content, which is roughly about 70% or more water.
Brewers rice is milled & processed rice. This processing strips valuable nutrients out; leaving the residual grain fragment, resulting in a carbohydrate biased focused filler.
Poultry by-products meal is rendered parts from grinding carcasses and/or remains after the main meat is removed. It may contain bones, lungs, brains, underdeveloped eggs, intestine, etc…The term “Poultry” is a generic term and it does not specify exactly the source. This leaves an open door to where they may have procure the poultry from, which may allow for higher odds of a bad source such as a sick, euthanized, road kill, as a few examples among many other possibilities.
Corn gluten meal is an inexpensive source of protein, and does boast protein content when used. However, the amino acids it contains are not well balanced for a dog. Thus, it is an inferior choice to meat or other sources for protein. Look out for this protein substitute. There are some dogs maybe allergic to corn, which applies to this corn by-product.
Whole wheat are grains of wheat that keeps all parts of the grain intact, which are germ, endosperm, and bran. It is a source of fiber and good some protein. Beyond fiber it is relatively high in other carbohydrates.
Ingredients To Be Aware Of
Animal fat can come from various sources, such as the state of the animal or the specific animal type. There is no enforcement or definition the source. As one example, it can come from healthy slaughtered animal; on the other hand it could also come from a sick and/or euthanized animal.
Corn is source of nutrients and protein, but it is also contains relatively high amounts of carbohydrates and it is commonly found in dog food, since it is relatively cheap. Take caution some dogs may already be or will develop an allergy to corn.
Animal digest is processed animal issue by applying heat, enzymes, and/or acids. The end product may contain protein, but it is not clear on what parts of the animal, condition of the animal, or what type of animal was used. It doesn’t sound great and we advise to avoid this ingredient if possible.
Chicken, brewer’s rice, poultry by product meal (natural source of glucosamine), corn gluten meal, whole grain wheat, animal fat preserved with mixed tocopherols (form of Vitamin E), whole grain corn, corn germ meal, brewer’s dried yeast, fish meal (natural source of glucosamine), animal digest, dried egg product, fish oil, salt, potassium chloride, calcium carbonate, calcium phosphate, choline chloride, zinc sulfate, Vitamin E supplement, ferrous sulfate, niacin, manganese sulfate, L Lysine monohydrochloride, Vitamin A supplement, calcium pantothenate, thiamine mononitrate, copper sulfate, riboflavin supplement, garlic oil, Vitamin B 12 supplement, pyridoxine hydrochloride, folic acid, Vitamin D 3 supplement, calcium iodate, biotin, menadione sodium bisulfite complex (source of Vitamin K activity), and sodium selenite
Manufacture and Location
Manufactured by: Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Any known recalls for any dog food products from this manufacture, parent, or parent subsidiaries from 2013.
|8/30/2013||Purina One Beyond||Salmonella|
*Recall information from FDA website.
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