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Blue Natural Veterinary Diet HF Hydrolyzed for Food Intolerance Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Blue Natural Veterinary Diet HF Hydrolyzed for Food Intolerance Dry Dog Food are Salmon Hydrolysate, Pea Starch, Potatoes, Peas, and Pea Protein.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 24%
Crude Fat (min.): 12%
Crude Fiber (max.): 5%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3529 kcals/kg (368 kcals/cup)

Blue Natural Veterinary Diet HF Hydrolyzed for Food Intolerance Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Salmon Hydrolysate, Pea Starch, Potatoes, Peas, Pea Protein, Canola Oil (source of Omega 6 Fatty Acids), Potato Starch, Pea Fiber, Natural Flavor, Flaxseed, Dicalcium Phosphate, Calcium Carbonate, Fish Oil (source of Omega 3 Fatty Acids), Pumpkin, Dried Kelp, Dried Chicory Root, Salt, Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine, Potassium Chloride, Vitamin E Supplement, L-Tryptophan, preserved with Mixed Tocopherols, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, L-Threonine, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), L-Carnitine, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Niacin (Vitamin B3), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), Biotin (Vitamin B7), Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Calcium Iodate, Dried Yeast, Dried Enterococcus faecium fermentation product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, Dried Aspergillus niger fermentation extract, Dried Trichoderma longibrachiatum fermentation extract, Dried Bacillus subtilis fermentation extract, Folic Acid (Vitamin B9), 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.
Pea Fiber as a dog food ingredient

Salmon hydrolysate is a highly digestible source of protein. Produced naturally when fresh salmon goes through enzymatic hydrolysis, concentration and drying at a low temperature, it helps minimize pets' adverse food reactions to common proteins.

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.

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.

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.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Blue Natural Veterinary Diet HF Hydrolyzed for Food Intolerance Dry Dog Food has 24% protein, 12% fat, 5% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 44%.

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 HF Hydrolyzed for Food Intolerance Dry Dog Food as 44%. 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 (44 %)
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