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American Journey Beef & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of American Journey Beef & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food are Deboned Beef, Chicken Meal, Turkey Meal, Peas, and Chickpeas.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 32%
Crude Fat (min.): 14%
Crude Fiber (max.): 5%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,620 kcal/kg, 380 kcal/cup

American Journey Beef & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Deboned Beef, Chicken Meal (a source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate), Turkey Meal, Peas, Chickpeas, Sweet Potatoes, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Natural Flavor, Pea Protein, Flaxseed, Salmon Oil, Menhaden Fish Meal, Blueberries, Carrots, Salt, Dried Kelp, Fructooligosaccharides, Dried Bacillus coagulans Fermentation Product, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Vitamin E Supplement, Mixed Tocopherols (Preservative), Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Iron Proteinate, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Niacin Supplement, Copper Sulfate, Potassium Chloride, Sodium Selenite, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Copper Proteinate, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Manganese Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Manganese Proteinate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Calcium Iodate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Rosemary Extract
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.
Turkey Meal Kibble Ingredient
Pea Fiber as a dog food ingredient

Beef is a protein source that supports muscle development and energy.

Chicken Meal is a dry, rendered product from whole chickens that has been through some processing to remove water and fat. It looks like brown flour, and it's a highly concentrated protein/mineral resource.

Chicken meal is basically chicken with a longer storage time. It's a protein-rich food and also Vitamin B12, Tryptophan, Choline, Zinc, Iron, and Copper resource. However, it's an already processed material in dog food manufacturing and makes the food ultra-processed.

Turkey Meal is a dry, rendered product from whole turkeys that has been through some processing to remove water and fat. It's a highly concentrated protein/mineral resource.

Turkey meal is basically turkey with a longer storage time and no moisture. It's a protein rich food and also magnesium and zinc resource for the health of your dog’s skin and coat. However, it's an already processed material in dog food manufacturing and makes the food ultra-processed.

Peas are healthy, grain-free filter alternative that contain complex carbohydrates, fiber, protein, phytonutrients, antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins. They are also rich in protein and high in fiber.

Lutein in peas is an anti-oxidant good for heart, skin, and eye health. Sterols content in peas help lowering cholesterol. However, peas may be related to Canine Heart Disease and FDA is actively investigating this. 93 percent of reported foods in DCM cases contained peas and/or lentils.

Chickpeas provide a variety of vitamins and minerals (Vitamin B6, Iron, Magnesium), as well as a decent amount of fiber and protein.

Chickpeas are a source of essential nutrients in dog food. It helps regulate blood sugar and supports the immune system.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, American Journey Beef & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food has 32% protein, 14% fat, 5% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 34%.

The largest proportion of Carbohydrates in dog food is provided by starch and indeed dogs don't have carbohydrate requirement at all.

We calculated the starch ratio in American Journey Beef & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food as 34%. Basically, around one third of the food you feed to {your dog} is starch.

Average starch ratio of dry dog foods on inthekibble.com is 38.67% - and that means this American Journey kibble has less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (32%)
Starch (34 %)
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