NutriSource Grain-Free Seafood Select Recipe Dry Dog Food Ingredients
Salmon is a great source of protein and omega-3 fatty acids.
Menhaden Fish Meal
Usually a questionable protein source, fish meal in Blue Buffalo formulas is said to contain no fish by-products. Made from high quality fish parts, this fish meal could offer an excellent source of highly concentrated animal protein as well as the essential fatty acids and other nutrients fish is thought to contain.
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.
Again due to the lack of grains in this diet, pea flour has been included to boost carbohydrate levels without adding gluten. Pea flour is also an excellent source of vegetable based protein and certain antioxidants.
According to the guaranteed analysis, NutriSource Grain-Free Seafood Select Recipe Dry Dog Food has 25% protein, 15% fat, 7% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 38%.