Quick Nutritional Breakdown:
|22% (min)||12% (min)||4.5% (max)||11% (max)||42% (Est.)|
Detailed Nutritional Facts:
|Calories||400 (per cup)|
|Vitamin E||400 IU/kg|
|Docosahexaenoic Acid (An Omega-3 fatty acid)||NA|
|Linoleic Acid (An Omega-6 fatty acid)||NA|
|Omega-6 fatty acid||2.7%|
First 5 Ingredients:
- Ground Barley
- Rye Flour
- Menhaden Fish Meal
- Ground Pearled Barley
Whitefish is a good start that offers protein and Omega-3 fatty acids, but keep in mind on this ingredient rank list, it factors in the water content, which is roughly about 70% or more water.
Ground barley is a cereal grain that provides a good source of fiber and contains eight out of the ten essential amino acids for dogs. Do note, it is rich in carbohydrates.
Rye flour is made from a cereal grain that is rich in fiber and carbohydrates.
Menhaden fish meal is a fish meal that provides protein and Omega-3 fatty acids. Menhaden refers to a specific fish that is relatively small.
Cracked pearl barley is barley that has the outer bran hull polished off and the toasted to a crack state. The outer hull does contain significant nutrients and fiber. Barley itself is a cereal grain that provides a good source of fiber and contains eight out of the ten essential amino acids for dogs. Do note, it is rich in carbohydrates.
Other Ingredients to be Aware of
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.
Rosemary oil or Rosemary extract has a few health benefits and can be found in various dog food brands. One of them is an antioxidant. However, some say it is associated with epileptic seizure for some dogs. There is no concrete evidence of this, thus we suggest be caution about it and avoid it if your dog had any past seizures or instability.
Whitefish, Ground Barley, Rye Flour, Menhaden Fish Meal, Ground Pearled Barley, Sweet Potatoes, Canola Oil (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Tomato Pomace, Natural Fish Flavor, Ground Flaxseed, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Vitamin E Supplement, Calcium Carbonate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Mixed Tocopherols added to preserve freshness, Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Niacin, Ferrous Sulfate, Iron Proteinate, Beta-Carotene, Vitamin A Supplement, Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Sodium Selenite, Pyridoxine Hyrdrochloride, Riboflavin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin, Calcium Iodate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Rosemary Extract, Green Tea Extract, Spearmint Extract.
Manufacture and Location
Manufactured by: Diamond Dog Food
Any known recalls for any dog food products from this manufacture from 2013.
*Recall information from FDA website.
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