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Artemis Fresh Mix Weight Management / Senior Dog Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Artemis Fresh Mix Weight Management / Senior Dog Dry Dog Food are Rice, Chicken Meal, Chicken, Turkey, and Peas.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 20%
Crude Fat (min.): 6%
Crude Fiber (max.): 4%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: ME-3,293 kcal/kg 308 kcal/cup (8oz.Cup)

Artemis Fresh Mix Weight Management / Senior Dog Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Rice, Chicken Meal, Chicken, Turkey, Peas, Pea Flour, Tomato Pomace, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Flaxseed, Natural Flavor, Salmon, Duck, Fish Meal, Salmon Oil (A Source of DHA), Choline Chloride, Dried Chicory Root, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Dried Kelp, Carrots, Apples, Tomatoes, Blueberries, Spinach, Cranberries, Rosemary Extract, Parsley Flake, Pea Powder, Green Tea Extract, Barley Grass, L-Carnitine, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, dried Bifidobacterium animalis fermentation product, dried Lactobacillus reuteri fermentation product, Vitamin E Supplement, Iron Proteinate, Zinc Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Potassium Iodide, Thiamine Mononitrate, Manganese Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Chondroitin Sulfate, Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin A Supplement, Biotin, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin, Vitamin D Supplement, Folic Acid
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.
organic chicken as a dog food ingredient
Pea Fiber as a dog food ingredient

This is assumed to be white rice and is still considered to be a better than average carbohydrate source for puppy and dog food. Although not as rich in nutrients a brown rice, white rice does provide some proteins, vitamins and minerals to this puppy food as well. Rice is also less likely to be involved in food allergies and so may be a good choice for those with sensitivities to other more common ingredients such as wheat and corn.

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.

Chicken is an excellent source of healthy protein for dogs. It is filled with essential amino acids to build strong muscles and help to maintain organs and tissue.

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.

Fresh deboned turkey.

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.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Artemis Fresh Mix Weight Management / Senior Dog Dry Dog Food has 20% protein, 6% fat, 4% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 55%.

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 Artemis Fresh Mix Weight Management / Senior Dog Dry Dog Food as 55%. Basically, more than 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 Artemis kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (20%)
Starch (55 %)
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