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Diamond Naturals Grain-Free Pasture-Raised Beef & Sweet Potato Formula Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Diamond Naturals Grain-Free Pasture-Raised Beef & Sweet Potato Formula Dry Dog Food are Beef, Lamb Meal, Sweet Potatoes, Peas, and Lentils.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 24%
Crude Fat (min.): 14%
Crude Fiber (max.): 5%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,580 kcal/kg, 335 kcal/cup

Diamond Naturals Grain-Free Pasture-Raised Beef & Sweet Potato Formula Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Beef, Lamb Meal, Sweet Potatoes, Peas, Lentils, Pea Flour, Canola Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Tomato Pomace, Flaxseed, Fish Meal, Natural Flavor, Salmon Oil (Source Of DHA), Salt, DL-Methionine, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Dried Chicory Root, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Tomatoes, Blueberries, Raspberries, Dried Lactobacillus Plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Bacillus Subtilis Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Bifidobacterium Animalis 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, Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin A Supplement, Biotin, Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin, Vitamin D 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

Beef is a common ingredient in dog kibble due to its high protein content and palatability. It is a rich source of essential nutrients, including vitamins B12 and B6, as well as zinc and iron. These nutrients support healthy muscle growth and maintenance, and help to maintain a healthy immune system.

In addition, beef is a good source of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, which support healthy skin and coat.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Diamond Naturals Grain-Free Pasture-Raised Beef & Sweet Potato Formula Dry Dog Food has 24% protein, 14% fat, 5% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 42%.

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 Naturals Grain-Free Pasture-Raised Beef & Sweet Potato Formula Dry Dog Food as 42%. Basically, around two fifth (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 Naturals kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (24%)
Starch (42 %)
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