Hill’s Prescription Diet k/d Kidney Care Beef & Vegetable Stew Canned Dog Food Ingredients
Has presumably been added to increase the liquid proportion of this formula and give it a more stew-like appearance.
Beef is a common ingredient in dog kibble due to its high protein content and palatability. It is a rich source of essential nutrients, including vitamins B12 and B6, as well as zinc and iron. These nutrients support healthy muscle growth and maintenance, and help to maintain a healthy immune system.
In addition, beef is a good source of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, which support healthy skin and coat.
Little else packs the powerful amounts of beta carotene as the humble carrot. Also rich in vitamins B and C, carrots contain many antioxidants which may offer protection from cell-damaging free radicals.
Rice is a grain and considered to be a better than average carbohydrate source (basically starch). Although not as rich in nutrients a brown rice, white rice also provides some proteins, vitamins and minerals.
The kind of minerals and vitamins that can be found in rice include Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin E.
Chicken Fat is a high quality source of energy and essential fatty acids. For example, chicken fat contains linoleic acid which is an excellent source of the Omega-6 fatty acids. Quality fats support a shiny, healthy coat in dogs.