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

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

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 30%
Crude Fat (min.): 12%
Crude Fiber (max.): 5%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,630 kcal/kg, 380 kcal/cup

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

Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal (a source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate), Turkey Meal, Peas, Chickpeas, Sweet Potatoes, Tapioca Starch, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Natural Flavor, Salmon Oil, Menhaden Fish Meal, Flaxseed, Blueberries, Carrots, Salt, Dried Bacillus coagulans Fermentation Product, Dried Kelp, Fructooligosaccharides, Choline Chloride, Vitamin E Supplement, Mixed Tocopherols (Preservative), Taurine, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Iron Proteinate, Niacin Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Copper Sulfate, Potassium Chloride, Sodium Selenite, Copper Proteinate, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Manganese Sulfate, 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

Deboned Chicken is the skin and flesh of the chicken without the bone. It's just that and therefore it is an excellent source of healthy protein for dogs.

In addition to being a flavor that dogs love, chicken also delivers Omega-6 fatty acids that help sustain healthy skin and shiny coats along with B3 and B6 vitamins, phosphorous and selenium as well.

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 Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Puppy Dry Dog Food has 30% protein, 12% fat, 5% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 38%.

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 Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Puppy Dry Dog Food as 38%. Basically, around two fifth (almost half) 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 (30%)
Starch (38 %)
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