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Blue Natural Veterinary Diet GI Gastrointestinal Support Low Fat Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Blue Natural Veterinary Diet GI Gastrointestinal Support Low Fat Dry Dog Food are Deboned Whitefish, Chicken Meal, Pea Protein, Potatoes, and Tapioca Starch.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 24%
Crude Fat (min.): 6%
Crude Fiber (max.): 6%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3266 kcals/kg (297 kcals/cup)

Blue Natural Veterinary Diet GI Gastrointestinal Support Low Fat Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Deboned Whitefish, Chicken Meal, Pea Protein, Potatoes, Tapioca Starch, Pea Starch, Peas, Natural Flavor, Potato Starch, Plain Dried Beet Pulp, Flaxseed (source of Omega 3 Fatty Acids), Pea Fiber, Canola Oil (source of Omega 6 Fatty Acids), Apple Pomace, Calcium Carbonate, Salt, Cranberries, Pumpkin, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Potassium Citrate, DL-Methionine, L-Threonine, Choline Chloride, Alfalfa Nutrient Concentrate, Dried Kelp, Hydrolyzed Yeast, Fructooligosaccharides, Citric Acid, Taurine, Vitamin E Supplement, L-Tryptophan, Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, preserved with Mixed Tocopherols, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), L-Carnitine, Dicalcium Phosphate, Vegetable Juice for color, Blueberries, Barley Grass, Parsley, Turmeric, Dried Kelp, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Niacin (Vitamin B3), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), L-Lysine, Biotin (Vitamin B7), Vitamin A Supplement, Dried Yeast, Zinc Sulfate, Dried Enterococcus faecium fermentation product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, Dried Aspergillus niger fermentation extract, Dried Trichoderma longibrachiatum fermentation extract, Ferrous Sulfate, Dried Bacillus subtilis fermentation extract, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Calcium Iodate, Copper Sulfate, Folic Acid (Vitamin B9), Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Oil of Rosemary
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.

Generally accepted as a great source of Omega 3 and Omega 6 essential fatty acids, fish is a good source of animal-based protein. It is thought to offer support for healthy joints, coat, and protection from cancer.

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.

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.

Potatoes are a fantastic source of complex carbohydrates which provide fuel for energy for dogs. They are also rich in many minerals and vitamins. Key elements include thiamin, manganese, folate, niacin, copper, phosphorus, Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C.

Potatoes are also a key source of dietary fiber as they are good source of digestible carbohydrates.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Blue Natural Veterinary Diet GI Gastrointestinal Support Low Fat Dry Dog Food has 24% protein, 6% fat, 6% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 49%.

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 Blue Natural Veterinary Diet GI Gastrointestinal Support Low Fat Dry Dog Food as 49%. 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 Natural Veterinary Diet kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (24%)
Starch (49 %)
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