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Diamond Care Sensitive Skin Formula for Adult Dogs Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Diamond Care Sensitive Skin Formula for Adult Dogs Dry Dog Food are Peas, Pea Flour, Hydrolyzed Salmon, Sunflower Oil, and Flaxseed.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 22%
Crude Fat (min.): 12%
Crude Fiber (max.): 4.5%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,510 kcal/kg, 328 kcal/cup

Diamond Care Sensitive Skin Formula for Adult Dogs Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Peas, Pea Flour, Hydrolyzed Salmon, Sunflower Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Flaxseed, Natural Salmon Flavor, Tomato Pomace, Salmon Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Dicalcium Phosphate, Calcium Carbonate, Dl-Methionine, Choline Chloride, Taurine, 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 (Vitamin B1), Manganese Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin A Supplement, Biotin, Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid. Contains A Source Of Live (Viable), Naturally Occurring Microorganisms
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

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.

Again due to the lack of grains in this diet, pea flour has been included to boost carbohydrate levels without adding gluten. Pea flour is also an excellent source of vegetable based protein and certain antioxidants.

Supply fat as well as Vitamin E.

(Source of Omega 3 and 6 Fatty Acids.)

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Diamond Care Sensitive Skin Formula for Adult Dogs Dry Dog Food has 22% protein, 12% fat, 4.5% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 46.5%.

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 Diamond Care Sensitive Skin Formula for Adult Dogs Dry Dog Food as 46.5%. 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 Care kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (22%)
Starch (46.5 %)
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69.57.161.3 Diamond Care Sensitive Skin Formula for Adult Dogs Dry Dog Food