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American Journey Healthy Weight Salmon & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of American Journey Healthy Weight Salmon & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food are Deboned Salmon, Turkey Meal, Chicken Meal, Peas, and Sweet Potatoes.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 30%
Crude Fat (min.): 9%
Crude Fiber (max.): 9%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,206 kcal/kg, 315 kcal/cup

American Journey Healthy Weight Salmon & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Deboned Salmon, Turkey Meal, Chicken Meal (a source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate), Peas, Sweet Potatoes, Chickpeas, Powdered Cellulose, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Natural Flavor, Pea Protein, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Dicalcium Phosphate, Flaxseed, Salt, Blueberries, Carrots, Fructooligosaccharides, Pumpkin, Salmon Oil, Dried Bacillus coagulans Fermentation Product, Dried Kelp, DL-Methionine, L-Carnitine, Vitamin E Supplement, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Mixed Tocopherols (Preservative), Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Copper Sulfate, Potassium Chloride, Copper Proteinate, Niacin Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Rosemary Extract
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.
Turkey Meal Kibble Ingredient
Pea Fiber as a dog food ingredient

While this doesn’t include the weight of bones, the fact that this isn’t dehydrated or a meal product means that much of the weight is liquid. If you want a product that is mainly salmon, you’ll have to look elsewhere. This one has some, but it is probably not the main protein in the food.

Turkey Meal is a dry, rendered product from whole turkeys that has been through some processing to remove water and fat. It's a highly concentrated protein/mineral resource.

Turkey meal is basically turkey with a longer storage time and no moisture. It's a protein rich food and also magnesium and zinc resource for the health of your dog’s skin and coat. However, it's an already processed material in dog food manufacturing and makes the food ultra-processed.

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.

Sweet Potatoes are an excellent source of fiber and complex carbohydrates. They don’t cause food sensitivities in dogs and also are an excellent source of beta-carotene, phytochemicals, and carotenoids – all which are healthy immune supporting antioxidants.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, American Journey Healthy Weight Salmon & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food has 30% protein, 9% fat, 9% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 37%.

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 American Journey Healthy Weight Salmon & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food as 37%. Basically, around two fifth (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 American Journey kibble has less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (30%)
Starch (37 %)

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