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

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

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 22%
Crude Fat (min.): 12%
Crude Fiber (max.): 6%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,310 kcal/kg, 330 kcal/cup

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

Deboned Venison, Sweet Potatoes, Peas, Pea Protein, Venison Meal, Chickpeas, Natural Flavor, Pea Starch, Canola Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Flaxseed, Fish Oil, Sunflower Oil, Dicalcium Phosphate, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, L-Threonine, Dl-Methionine, Taurine, Mixed Tocopherols (Preservative), Vitamin E Supplement, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Iron Proteinate, Niacin Supplement, Copper Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Copper Proteinate, 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.
Pea Fiber as a dog food ingredient

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.

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.

Pea Protein is a plant-based protein source. It is a rich source of essential amino acids, which are the building blocks of protein. These amino acids support healthy muscle growth and maintenance, and help to maintain a healthy immune system.

Pea protein is also a good source of fiber, which can support healthy digestion and maintain regular bowel movements. In addition, pea protein is hypoallergenic and easily digestible, making it a great option for dogs with food allergies or sensitivities.

A concentrated meat product that is much higher in protein than fresh meat.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, American Journey Limited Ingredient Grain-Free Venison & Sweet Potato Recipe Dry Dog Food has 22% protein, 12% fat, 6% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 45%.

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 Venison & Sweet Potato Recipe Dry Dog Food as 45%. Basically, 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 (22%)
Starch (45 %)
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