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Diamond Original Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Diamond Original Dry Dog Food are Ground Corn, Meat Meal, Wheat Flour, Poultry By-Product Meal, and Chicken Fat.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 24%
Crude Fat (min.): 12%
Crude Fiber (max.): 4%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,388 kcal/kg, 317 kcal/cup

Diamond Original Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Ground Corn, Meat Meal, Wheat Flour, Poultry By-Product Meal, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Corn Gluten Meal, Dried Beet Pulp, Natural Chicken Flavor, Fish Meal, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Choline Chloride, 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 B6), 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.

Ground corn is a carbohydrate and a source of vitamins and minerals.

Meat meal is a source of amino acids, calcium, and phosphorous.

Wheat flour is a source of vegetable protein.

Poultry by-product meal is a high source of protein.

Chicken Fat is a high quality source of energy and essential fatty acids. For example, chicken fat contains linoleic acid which is an excellent source of the Omega-6 fatty acids. Quality fats support a shiny, healthy coat in dogs.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Diamond Original Dry Dog Food has 24% protein, 12% fat, 4% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 45%.

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 Original Dry Dog Food as 45%. 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 Diamond kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (24%)
Starch (45 %)
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