Hill’s Prescription Diet l/d Liver Care Chicken Flavor Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Hill’s Prescription Diet l/d Liver Care Chicken Flavor Dry Dog Food are Brewers Rice, Chicken, Chicken Fat, Egg Product, and Soybean Meal.

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Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 18.4%
Crude Fat (min.): 23%
Crude Fiber (max.): 3%
Moisture (max.): %
Calories: 3,995 kcal/kg, 419 kcal/cup

Hill’s Prescription Diet l/d Liver Care Chicken Flavor Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Brewers Rice, Chicken, Chicken Fat, Egg Product, Soybean Meal, Flaxseed, Powdered Cellulose, Chicken Liver Flavor, Dicalcium Phosphate, Lactic Acid, Soybean Oil, Potassium Chloride, Dried Beet Pulp, Glyceryl Monostearate, Calcium Carbonate, DL-Methionine, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (source of Vitamin K)), Fish Oil, Choline Chloride, Iodized Salt, L-Lysine, L-Arginine, Taurine, minerals (Zinc Oxide, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), L-Tryptophan, L-Carnitine, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene
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Brewers Rice in dog food
organic chicken as a dog food ingredient

Brewers Rice is no different from white rice, except that the grain is broken into pieces. As such, it offers the same nutritional value as white rice with trace amounts of Iron, Vitamin B6, Magnesium and Calcium and Potassium.

Brewers rice is often used as an inexpensive filler ingredient to add volume to dog food and also it increases digestibility

Chicken is an excellent source of healthy protein for dogs. It is filled with essential amino acids to build strong muscles and help to maintain organs and tissue.

In addition to being a flavor that dogs love, chicken also delivers Omega 6 fatty acids that help sustain healthy skin and shiny coats along with B3 and B6 vitamins, phosphorous and selenium as well.

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.

This is made from cooked whole eggs, a good source of protein and vitamins.

Is a high quality protein ingredient, though obviously less ideal than meat. Some critics contend that this kind of bean may cause allergic issues in canines, though opinions vary widely.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Hill’s Prescription Diet l/d Liver Care Chicken Flavor Dry Dog Food has 18.4% protein, 23% fat, 3% fiber, and % moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 50.6%.

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 Hill’s Prescription Diet l/d Liver Care Chicken Flavor Dry Dog Food as 50.6%. Basically, more than half of the food you feed to {your dog} is starch.

Average starch ratio of dry dog foods on is 38.67% - and that means this Prescription Diet kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (18.4%)
Starch (50.6 %)
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