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Fromm Heartland Gold Puppy Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Fromm Heartland Gold Puppy Dry Dog Food are Beef, Pork Meat Meal, Peas, Lentils, and Chickpeas.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 27%
Crude Fat (min.): 18%
Crude Fiber (max.): 6%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,993 kcal/kg, 419 kcal/cup

Fromm Heartland Gold Puppy Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Beef, Pork Meat Meal, Peas, Lentils, Chickpeas, Potatoes, Dried Whole Egg, Dried Tomato Pomace, Pork Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Salmon Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Pork Liver, Flaxseed, Pea Flour, Cheese, Lamb, Brewers Dried Yeast, Alfalfa Meal, Potassium Chloride, Carrots, Lettuce, Celery, Salt, Dl-methionine, L-tryptophan, Taurine, Chicory Root Extract, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Sodium Selenite, Sorbic Acid (Preservative), Vitamins [Vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Choline Bitartrate, Niacin Supplement, D-calcium Pantothenate, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate, Riboflavin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Biotin], Minerals [Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Magnesium Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Cobalt Carbonate, Calcium Iodate, Iron Proteinate, Zinc Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Magnesium Proteinate, Cobalt Proteinate], Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Bifidobacterium Longum Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Pediococcus Acidilactici Fermentation Product
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.

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.

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.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Fromm Heartland Gold Puppy Dry Dog Food has 27% protein, 18% fat, 6% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 34%.

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 Fromm Heartland Gold Puppy Dry Dog Food as 34%. 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 Fromm kibble has less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (27%)
Starch (34 %)
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