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Instinct Limited Ingredient Diet Grain-Free Recipe with Real Salmon Dry Dog Food

Top 4 ingredients of Instinct Limited Ingredient Diet Grain-Free Recipe with Real Salmon Dry Dog Food are Salmon Meal, Salmon, Peas, and Tapioca.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 28%
Crude Fat (min.): 18%
Crude Fiber (max.): 3%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 4,335 kcal/kg, 493 kcal/cup

Instinct Limited Ingredient Diet Grain-Free Recipe with Real Salmon Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Salmon Meal, Salmon, Peas, Tapioca, Canola Oil (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid), Montmorillonite Clay, Natural Flavor, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Choline Chloride, Coconut Oil, Vitamins (L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate, Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin), Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide), Freeze-Dried Cod, Rosemary Extract.
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

Salmon Meal is a dry, rendered product from whole salmon that has been through some processing to remove water and fat.

Salmon is a high protein food and also rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3s moisturize the skin and fight skin disorders.

Salmon is a high protein food and also rich in omega-3 fatty acids while having very low saturated fat.

Omega-3s moisturize the skin and fight skin disorders and the vitamin B12 in salmon keeps blood and nerve cells healthy.

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.

Tapioca also provides grain-free and gluten-free carbohydrates which are extracted from the root of the cassava plant.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Instinct Limited Ingredient Diet Grain-Free Recipe with Real Salmon Dry Dog Food has 28% protein, 18% fat, 3% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 36%.

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 Limited Ingredient Diet Grain-Free Recipe with Real Salmon Dry Dog Food as 36%. 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 less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (28%)
Starch (36 %)
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