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Iams ProActive Health Adult High Protein Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Iams ProActive Health Adult High Protein Dry Dog Food are Chicken, Chicken By-Product Meal, Ground Whole Grain Sorghum, Whole Grain Ground Corn, and Dried Beet Pulp.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 30%
Crude Fat (min.): 18%
Crude Fiber (max.): 5%
Moisture (max.): 9%
Calories: 3,819 kcal/kg, 416 kcal/cup

Iams ProActive Health Adult High Protein Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Chicken, Chicken By-Product Meal, Ground Whole Grain Sorghum, Ground Whole Grain Corn, Dried Beet Pulp, Turkey, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Natural Flavor, Dried Egg Product, Brewers Dried Yeast, Potassium Chloride, Caramel Color, Fish Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Carrots, Choline Chloride, Fructooligosaccharides, Minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Sodium Selenite, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Potassium Iodide), Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Ascorbic Acid, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Acetate, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate (Source of Vitamin B1), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Niacin, Riboflavin Supplement (Source of Vitamin B2), Inositol, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Source of Vitamin B6), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), DL-Methionine, Calcium Carbonate, L-Carnitine, Mixed Tocopherols (a Preservative), Rosemary Extract
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 by-products meal 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.

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 ingredient is also called Milo and is an excellent source for energy, and is one of the carbohydrate sources. It is cracked and cooked for better digestibility.

This corn product is ground to a fine flour to make it more digestible and is used to give fuel to your pet. Diamond tests all incoming corn for aflatoxin.

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

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Iams ProActive Health Adult High Protein Dry Dog Food has 30% protein, 18% fat, 5% fiber, and 9% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 33%.

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 Iams ProActive Health Adult High Protein Dry Dog Food as 33%. 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 Iams kibble has less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (30%)
Starch (33 %)
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