Pure Vita (Chicken & Brown Rice)
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First off, chicken and chicken meal up the top two ingredients. Chicken is a quality item but contains a lot of water which reduces the meat content when cooked. Chicken meal is meat concentrate so will contain a lot more protein than the chicken. Brown rice is an excellent grain. Oatmeal is naturally rich in vitamin B and dietary fiber, and Barley contains healthy nutrients and supports healthy blood sugar levels.
Further down the ingredient list is tomato pomace which is a by-product from producing tomato juice, sauce, and soup. Some claim tomato pomace is a cheap food filler, although it is high in fiber and nutrients so can’t be that bad. The food is slightly below average in fat but higher in carbs.
All in all this is a pretty good dog food.
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What’s good about this food….
Solid top ingredients and not much to worry about lower down the list.
….and what’s not so good.
Not much really.
Chicken, chicken meal, brown rice, oatmeal, barley, natural chicken flavors, chicken fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), alfalfa, tomato pomace, flax seed, carrots, peas, cherries, apricots, cranberries, salt, potassium chloride, blueberries, glucosamine hydrochloride, tumeric, chicory extract, lecithin, taurine, pomegranate extract, garlic, ascorbic acid (source of vitamin C), choline chloride, yucca schidigera extract, chondroitin sulfate, zinc proteinate, vitamin A acetate, vitamin D3 supplement, vitamin E supplement, niacin, iron proteinate, d-calcium pantothenate, thiamine mononitrate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, riboflavin supplement, copper proteinate, manganese proteinate, folic acid, calcium iodate, cobalt proteinate, biotin, selenium yeast, vitamin B12 supplement, rosemary extract, yeast culture (Saccharomyces cerevisiae), dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, dried Enterococcus faecium fermentation product, dried Aspergillus niger fermentation product, dried Bacillus subtillis fermentation product.