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Diamond Puppy Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Diamond Puppy Dry Dog Food are Chicken By-Product Meal, Whole Grain Ground Corn, Wheat Flour, Chicken Fat, and Dried Beet Pulp.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 31%
Crude Fat (min.): 20%
Crude Fiber (max.): 3%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,973 kcal/kg, 438 kcal/cup

Diamond Puppy Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Chicken By-Product Meal, Whole Grain Ground Corn, Wheat Flour, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Dried Beet Pulp, Egg Product, Flaxseed, Natural Chicken Flavor, Fish Meal, Salmon Oil (A Source Of Dha), 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.
Chicken by-products meal as a dog food ingredient

Chicken By-Product Meal is rendered mix of less desirable parts (eg. gizzards, giblets, feet), internal organs (eg. lungs, spleen, liver, heart, kidneys) and bones of a chicken.

Chicken by-products are protein rich like chicken and also it's a natural source of Chondroitin Sulfate and Glucosamine. However, it's an already processed material in dog food manufacturing and makes the food ultra-processed.

This provides easily digestible carbohydrates.

Wheat flour is a source of vegetable 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.

Is the fifth ingredient. This is an ingredient that is rich in fiber.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Diamond Puppy Dry Dog Food has 31% protein, 20% fat, 3% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 31%.

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 Puppy Dry Dog Food as 31%. Basically, around one third 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 less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (31%)
Starch (31 %)
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