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Diamond Care Weight Management Formula for Adult Dogs Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Diamond Care Weight Management Formula for Adult Dogs Dry Dog Food are Lamb Meal, Peas, Chickpeas, Lentils, and Sweet Potatoes.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 22%
Crude Fat (min.): 6%
Crude Fiber (max.): 8%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 2,979 kcal/kg, 278 kcal/cup

Diamond Care Weight Management Formula for Adult Dogs Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Lamb Meal, Peas, Chickpeas, Lentils, Sweet Potatoes, Powdered Cellulose, Potatoes, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Flaxseed, Natural Flavor, Ocean Fish Meal, Menhaden Fish Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Dl-Methionine, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Dried Chicory Root, L-Carnitine, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Kale, Chia Seed, Pumpkin, Blueberries, Oranges, Quinoa, Dried Kelp, Coconut, Spinach, Carrots, Papaya, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Bifidobacterium Animalis Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Reuteri Fermentation Product, Vitamin E Supplement, Chondroitin Sulfate, 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

Lamb Meal is a dry, rendered product from whole lambs that has been through some processing to remove water and fat. This is a combination of the flesh, bone, as well as the skin of the lamb. It's better to check the quality of the source otherwise, traces of unremoved wool and grain (from the stomach) can be food.

Lamb meal promotes a healthy heart as well as healthy skin! For dogs with sensitivities, lamb meal is a highly digestible protein source providing essential amino acids and fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals for muscle development and energy.

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.

Chickpeas provide a variety of vitamins and minerals (Vitamin B6, Iron, Magnesium), as well as a decent amount of fiber and protein.

Chickpeas are a source of essential nutrients in dog food. It helps regulate blood sugar and supports the immune system.

Lentils are an excellent source of protein, fiber, potassium, magnesium, and iron. Lentils are high in dietary fiber, which helps keep the digestive system moving and supports the growth of healthy gut bacteria. Eating lentils can increase stool weight and improve overall gut function.

Furthermore, lentils contain a broad range of beneficial plant compounds called phytochemicals. These phytochemicals include flavonoids and lignans, which have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

Sweet Potatoes are an excellent source of fiber and complex carbohydrates. They don’t cause food sensitivities in dogs and also are an excellent source of beta-carotene, phytochemicals, and carotenoids – all which are healthy immune supporting antioxidants.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Diamond Care Weight Management Formula for Adult Dogs Dry Dog Food has 22% protein, 6% fat, 8% 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 Diamond Care Weight Management Formula for Adult Dogs 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 Care kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (22%)
Starch (49 %)
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