Share:

Natural Balance Original Ultra Grain-Free Chicken Formula Dry Dog Food

Top 4 ingredients of Natural Balance Original Ultra Grain-Free Chicken Formula Dry Dog Food are Chicken, Peas, Chicken Meal, and Lentils.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 27%
Crude Fat (min.): 15%
Crude Fiber (max.): 5%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,590 kcal/kg, 410 kcal/8 oz cup

Natural Balance Original Ultra Grain-Free Chicken Formula Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Chicken, Peas, Chicken Meal, Lentils, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), Sweet Potatoes, Flaxseed, Pea Starch, Natural Flavor, Dried Egg, Menhaden Fish Oil (preserved with mixed tocopherols), Dried Tomato Pomace, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Dicalcium Phosphate, Taurine, DL-Methionine, Dried Apple, Dried Cranberries, Dried Spinach, Dried Pumpkin, Dried Carrots, Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Choline Chloride, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, d Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement), L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Lactic Acid, Citric Acid (used as a preservative), L-Carnitine, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Rosemary Extract
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.

Chicken

Chicken is a great ingredient for dog foods that contains a good quantity of protein along with numerous amino acids. This does include the water content of natural chicken, so be aware it’s not as high in protein as a meal-based protein source.

Peas

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.

Chicken Meal

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.

Lentils

Starch Meter

Protein (27%)
Starch (38%)

According to the guaranteed analysis, Natural Balance Original Ultra Grain-Free Chicken Formula Dry Dog Food has 27% protein, 15% fat, 5% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 38%.

Subscribe
Notify of
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Pawsome Flyer

Sign up to our highly engaging newsletter to receive dog news, campaigns, discounts, giveaways, and recall alerts.