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American Journey Salmon & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Large Breed Puppy Dry Dog Food

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

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 32%
Crude Fat (min.): 14%
Crude Fiber (max.): 4.5%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,578 kcal/kg, 352 kcal/cup

American Journey Salmon & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Large Breed Puppy Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Deboned Salmon, Chicken Meal, Turkey Meal, Peas, Sweet Potatoes, Chickpeas, Pea Protein, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Natural Flavor, Flaxseed, Menhaden Fish Meal, Blueberries, Carrots, Salt, Salmon Oil, Dried Bacillus coagulans Fermentation Product, Dried Kelp, Fructooligosaccharides, Choline Chloride, Mixed Tocopherols (Preservative), Vitamin E Supplement, Taurine, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Copper Sulfate, Potassium Chloride, Copper Proteinate, Niacin Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite, Vitamin B12 Supplement, 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.

Deboned Salmon

While this doesn’t include the weight of bones, the fact that this isn’t dehydrated or a meal product means that much of the weight is liquid. If you want a product that is mainly salmon, you’ll have to look elsewhere. This one has some, but it is probably not the main protein in the food.

Chicken Meal

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

Provides yet another quality source of concentrated protein. Like chicken meal, turkey meal is a concentrated form of meat which can provide up to 3 times more protein than it’s fresh counterpart.

Peas

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 a superior source of dietary fiber, also containing essential Vitamins like Vitamin C, E, and several B Vitamins.

Starch Meter

Protein (32%)
Starch (34.5%)

According to the guaranteed analysis, American Journey Salmon & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Large Breed Puppy Dry Dog Food has 32% protein, 14% fat, 4.5% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 34.5%.

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