Quick Nutritional Breakdown:
|20% (min)||10% (min)||4% (max)||10% (max)||47% (Est.)|
Detailed Nutritional Facts:
|Calories||352 (per cup)|
|Docosahexaenoic Acid (An Omega-3 fatty acid)||NA|
|Linoleic Acid (An Omega-6 fatty acid)||NA|
|Omega-6 fatty acid||NA|
First 5 Ingredients:
- Pork meal
- Brown rice
Park meal is rendered parts from grinding carcasses and/or remains after the main meat is removed. There are pros and cons to meal. Its advantage is it provides lots of protein with the essential amino acids that a dog needs for a relatively lower cost and contains low moisture content relative to straight forward named meat ingredients. However, it goes through an extensive heating and processing to ensure it is safe to eat. Not much flavor is preserved and other nutrients are wiped out.
Grain sorghum (Milo) is a grain where its feed value is similar to corn. Similar to corn, the concern is too many carbohydrates it may contribute to the diet
Brown rice is good source of fiber and contains more nutrients than white rice. It does contain a high amount of carbohydrates.
Oatmeal is ground oat groats, which are high in carbohydrates, and offer protein and fiber too.
Millet is a grain is a good source of fiber, but is rich in other carbohydrates too.
Other Ingredients to be Aware of
Rice bran is the outer layer of whole grain brown rice; it surrounds the endosperm. This part of the rice is rich in dietary fiber and contains other carbohydrates too.
Sweet potatoes contains an abundant amount of vitamin A and beta–carotene, which are important for the eyes / vision. It is also a good source of fiber and be aware that it does offer carbohydrates, since it is a starchy food type. However, being so low in the ingredient list it is unlikely to make any impact due to its insignificance.
Pork meal, milo, brown rice, oatmeal, millet, rice bran, suncured alfalfa, chicken, chicken fat, flaxseed, natural flavor, minerals (iron proteinate, zinc proteinate, copper proteinate, ferrous sulfate, zinc sulfate, copper sulfate, potassium iodide, manganese proteinate, manganous oxide, manganese sulfate, sodium selenite), vitamins (vitamin E supplement, thiamine mononitrate, ascorbic acid, vitamin A supplement, biotin, niacin, calcium pantothenate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, vitamin B12 supplement, riboflavin, vitamin D3 supplement, folic acid), choline chloride, butternut squash, tomatoes, sage, parsley, sweet potatoes, green apples, carrots, blueberries, mixed tocopherols (a source of vitamin E).
Manufacture and Location
Manufactured by: Canidae (Ethos Pet Nutrition), Diamond Pet, Performance Pet, or Hampshire Pet
Any known recalls for any dog food products from this manufacture or parent from 2013.
*Recall information from FDA website.
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