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Instinct Raw Boost Grain-Free Recipe with Real Chicken for Gut Health Dry Dog Food

Top 4 ingredients of Instinct Raw Boost Grain-Free Recipe with Real Chicken for Gut Health Dry Dog Food are Chicken, Chicken Meal, Peas, and Tapioca.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 31%
Crude Fat (min.): 17%
Crude Fiber (max.): 4%
Moisture (max.): 9%
Calories: 4,110 kcal/kg, 471 kcal/cup

Instinct Raw Boost Grain-Free Recipe with Real Chicken for Gut Health Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Chicken, Chicken Meal, Peas, Tapioca, Canola Oil (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid), Freeze-Dried Chicken (including Ground Chicken Bone), Dried Pumpkin, Sweet Potatoes, Egg Product, Ground Flaxseed, Natural Flavor, Freeze-Dried Chicken Liver, Pumpkinseeds, Yeast extract, Salt, Freeze-Dried Chicken Heart, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate, Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin), Potassium Chloride, Carrots, Apples, Cranberries, Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide), Hydrolyzed Yeast, Yeast Culture, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Aspergillus oryzae Fermentation Extract, Dried Trichoderma longibrachiatum Fermentation Extract, Dried Bacillus subtilis Fermentation Extract, Brewers Dried Yeast, Dried Chicory Root, Choline Chloride, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Annatto Extract (color), Apple Cider Vinegar, Montmorillonite Clay, Rosemary Extract, Dried Bacillus coagulans Fermentation Product
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
Pea Fiber 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.

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 is used as a non-nutritive binder in dog foods.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Instinct Raw Boost Grain-Free Recipe with Real Chicken for Gut Health Dry Dog Food has 31% protein, 17% fat, 4% fiber, and 9% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 34%.

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 Raw Boost Grain-Free Recipe with Real Chicken for Gut Health Dry Dog Food as 34%. 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 Instinct kibble has less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (31%)
Starch (34 %)
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