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Nutro Natural Choice Adult Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Nutro Natural Choice Adult Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food are Chicken, Brewers Rice, Chicken Meal, Whole Grain Brown Rice, and Whole Grain Barley.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 22%
Crude Fat (min.): 14%
Crude Fiber (max.): 3.5%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,654 kcal/kg, 343 kcal/cup

Nutro Natural Choice Adult Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Chicken, Brewers Rice, Chicken Meal, Whole Grain Brown Rice, Whole Grain Barley, Whole Grain Sorghum, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Rice Bran, Natural Flavor, Whole Flaxseed, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Citric Acid (preservative), Mixed Tocopherols (preservative), Chia Seed, Dried Coconut, Dried Tomato Pomace, Dried Egg Product, Dried Pumpkin, Dried Kale, Dried Spinach, DL-Methionine, Salt, Vitamin E Supplement, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Sodium Selenite, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), D-Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B2), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Manganous Oxide, Potassium Iodide, Folic Acid, Rosemary Extract
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
Brewers Rice in dog food

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.

Brewers Rice is no different from white rice, except that the grain is broken into pieces. As such, it offers the same nutritional value as white rice with trace amounts of Iron, Vitamin B6, Magnesium and Calcium and Potassium.

Brewers rice is often used as an inexpensive filler ingredient to add volume to dog food and also it increases digestibility

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.

Whole grain source of easily digestible carbohydrates.

A nutritionally rich whole grain, barley remains completely intact, full of fiber as well as a number of minerals, antioxidants and vitamins. Minerals such as selenium, phosphorus, magnesium and manganese and vitamins including Vitamin E, B6 and niacin are among the nutrients to be found in whole grain barley.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Nutro Natural Choice Adult Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food has 22% protein, 14% fat, 3.5% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 45.5%.

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 Nutro Natural Choice Adult Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food as 45.5%. Basically, 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 Natural Choice kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (22%)
Starch (45.5 %)
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