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Instinct Be Natural Real Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Instinct Be Natural Real Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food are Chicken, Chicken Meal, Brown Rice, Oatmeal, and Barley.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 25%
Crude Fat (min.): 14%
Crude Fiber (max.): 5%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,763 kcal/kg, 428 kcal/cup

Instinct Be Natural Real Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Chicken, Chicken Meal, Brown Rice, Oatmeal, Barley, Turkey Meal, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid), Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Ground Flaxseed, Menhaden Fish Meal, Natural Flavor, Salt, Carrots, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate, Thiamine Mononitrate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin), Apples, Blueberries, Cranberries, Montmorillonite Clay, Choline Chloride, Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide), Potassium Chloride, Freeze-Dried Chicken, Yeast Culture, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Aspergillus niger Fermentation Extract, Dried Trichoderma longibrachiatum Fermentation Extract, Dried Bacillus subtilis Fermentation Extract, Freeze-Dried Chicken Liver, Pumpkinseeds, Freeze-Dried Chicken Heart, 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 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 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.

Brown rice is a wholesome source of fiber and carbohydrates. A perfect choice for dogs, because this kind of complex carbohydrate is easier for them to digest than other kinds of carbohydrates, such as corn and wheat.

Brown rice is low in fat and is an excellent fiber source which promotes digestive health. It is also a good source of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids as well as Vitamin E.

Oatmeal is a source of complex carbohydrates, releasing sugar and energy gradually, rather than overwhelming the body as simple carbohydrates may. They are a valuable source of dietary fiber, iron, and other essential vitamins.

Oats are especially high in B vitamins, which may aid in breaking down fats for the nervous system and help support muscle tone, skin, hair, and eye health. Oatmeal is considered an excellent source of dietary fiber and key vitamins and minerals.

Barley is source of carbohydrates for energy, B vitamins and fiber for a healthy digestive system. In some cases it has been known to lower cholesterol. It's a good alternative grain for dogs that are allergic to corn or wheat.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Instinct Be Natural Real Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food has 25% protein, 14% fat, 5% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 41%.

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 Instinct Be Natural Real Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food as 41%. 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 Instinct kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (25%)
Starch (41 %)
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