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American Journey Limited Ingredient Grain-Free Turkey & Sweet Potato Recipe Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of American Journey Limited Ingredient Grain-Free Turkey & Sweet Potato Recipe Dry Dog Food are Deboned Turkey, Turkey Meal, Peas, Sweet Potatoes, and Pea Starch.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 25%
Crude Fat (min.): 12%
Crude Fiber (max.): 6%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,460 kcal/kg, 350 kcal/cup

American Journey Limited Ingredient Grain-Free Turkey & Sweet Potato Recipe Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Deboned Turkey, Turkey Meal, Peas, Sweet Potatoes, Pea Starch, Pea Protein, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Canola Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Natural Flavor, Dicalcium Phosphate, Flaxseed, Fish Oil, Sunflower Oil, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Choline Chloride, Dl-Methionine, Mixed Tocopherols (Preservative), L-Threonine, Vitamin E Supplement, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Iron Proteinate, Niacin Supplement, Copper Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Copper Proteinate, L-Tryptophan, Riboflavin Supplement, Manganese Sulfate, Vitamin A Supplement, Manganese Proteinate, Thiamine Mononitrate, 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 Turkey is the skin and flesh of the turkey without the bone. It's an excellent source of healthy protein for dogs.

In addition to being a flavor that dogs love, turkey is also rich in Vitamin B6, Cobalamin, Magnesium, Sodium, and Potassium.

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.

Sweet Potatoes are an excellent source of fiber and complex carbohydrates. They don’t cause food sensitivities in dogs and also are an excellent source of beta-carotene, phytochemicals, and carotenoids – all which are healthy immune supporting antioxidants.

Pea Starch is a complex carbohydrate that is slowly digested and absorbed, providing a sustained source of energy. Pea starch is also a good source of fiber, which can support healthy digestion and maintain regular bowel movements.

In addition, pea starch is hypoallergenic and easily digestible, making it a great option for dogs with food allergies or sensitivities.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, American Journey Limited Ingredient Grain-Free Turkey & Sweet Potato Recipe Dry Dog Food has 25% protein, 12% fat, 6% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 42%.

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 Limited Ingredient Grain-Free Turkey & Sweet Potato Recipe Dry Dog Food as 42%. 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 more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (25%)
Starch (42 %)
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