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Evanger’s Grain-Free Whitefish and Sweet Potato Recipe with Salmon Meal Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Evanger’s Grain-Free Whitefish and Sweet Potato Recipe with Salmon Meal Dry Dog Food are Whitefish Meal, Sweet Potatoes, Lentils, Peas, and Buffalo Meal.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 30%
Crude Fat (min.): 12%
Crude Fiber (max.): 4%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 358.3 kcal/100g, 395 kcal/cup

Evanger’s Grain-Free Whitefish and Sweet Potato Recipe with Salmon Meal Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Whitefish Meal, Sweet Potato, Lentils, Peas, Buffalo Meal, Sunflower Oil (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Tapioca Starch, Salmon Meal, Pea Protein, Flaxseed, Natural Flavors, Menhaden Fish Oil (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Coconut Oil (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Pumpkin Meal, Dried Kelp, Monosodium Phosphate, dl-Methionine, Salt, Calcium Carbonate, Choline Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Fructooligosaccharide (prebiotic), Dried Cranberries, Dried Blueberries, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Ascorbic Acid, Niacin Supplement, Organic Dried Kelp, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Acetate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Citric Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate)
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

Cooked fish concentrate that contains wild-caught flounder, halibut and cod.

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.

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.

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.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Evanger’s Grain-Free Whitefish and Sweet Potato Recipe with Salmon Meal Dry Dog Food has 30% protein, 12% fat, 4% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 39%.

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 Evanger’s Grain-Free Whitefish and Sweet Potato Recipe with Salmon Meal Dry Dog Food as 39%. 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 Evanger's kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (30%)
Starch (39 %)
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