Instinct Original Grain-Free Recipe with Real Beef Dry Dog Food Ingredients
Beef is a common ingredient in dog kibble due to its high protein content and palatability. It is a rich source of essential nutrients, including vitamins B12 and B6, as well as zinc and iron. These nutrients support healthy muscle growth and maintenance, and help to maintain a healthy immune system.
In addition, beef is a good source of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, which support healthy skin and coat.
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.
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.
According to the guaranteed analysis, Instinct Original Grain-Free Recipe with Real Beef Dry Dog Food has 36% protein, 20.5% fat, 3% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 25.5%.
We calculated the starch ratio in Instinct Original Grain-Free Recipe with Real Beef Dry Dog Food as 25.5%.
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.