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Hill’s Science Diet Adult Sensitive Stomach & Skin Grain-Free Chicken & Potato Recipe Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Hill’s Science Diet Adult Sensitive Stomach & Skin Grain-Free Chicken & Potato Recipe Dry Dog Food are Chicken, Yellow Peas, Potatoes, Potato Starch, and Chicken Meal.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 20.5%
Crude Fat (min.): 13%
Crude Fiber (max.): 4%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,763 kcal/kg, 405 kcal/cup

Hill’s Science Diet Adult Sensitive Stomach & Skin Grain-Free Chicken & Potato Recipe Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Chicken, Yellow Peas, Potatoes, Potato Starch, Chicken Meal, Chicken Fat, Pea Protein, Chicken Liver Flavor, Dried Beet Pulp, Soybean Oil, Flaxseed, Egg Product, Lactic Acid, Powdered Cellulose, Pork Flavor, Calcium Sulfate, Choline Chloride, Iodized Salt, Potassium Chloride, Green Peas, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Apples, Cranberries, Carrots, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Broccoli, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Taurine, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.
organic chicken as a dog food ingredient

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.

Potatoes are a fantastic source of complex carbohydrates which provide fuel for energy for dogs. They are also rich in many minerals and vitamins. Key elements include thiamin, manganese, folate, niacin, copper, phosphorus, Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C.

Potatoes are also a key source of dietary fiber as they are good source of digestible carbohydrates.

Potato starch is a form of carbohydrate that provides similar benefits to fiber.

Chicken Meal is a dry, rendered product from whole chickens that has been through some processing to remove water and fat. It looks like brown flour, and it's a highly concentrated protein/mineral resource.

Chicken meal is basically chicken with a longer storage time. It's a protein-rich food and also Vitamin B12, Tryptophan, Choline, Zinc, Iron, and Copper resource. However, it's an already processed material in dog food manufacturing and makes the food ultra-processed.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Hill’s Science Diet Adult Sensitive Stomach & Skin Grain-Free Chicken & Potato Recipe Dry Dog Food has 20.5% protein, 13% fat, 4% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 47.5%.

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 Science Diet Adult Sensitive Stomach & Skin Grain-Free Chicken & Potato Recipe Dry Dog Food as 47.5%. 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 Science Diet kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (20.5%)
Starch (47.5 %)
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