IAMS Healthy Naturals Versus NutriLife All Gold….and the winner is?

IAMS Healthy Naturals    Versus    NutriLife All Gold

Notice that the following Iams product has whole grain sorghum and ground whole grain barley listed AHEAD of chicken meal.   Ingredients are listed in order of decreasing inclusion in the product.     Yes, chicken is first but that product is listed before it’s dried so it’s a lot of water.     This product is very heavy in grains. 

Ingredients:
Chicken, Ground Whole Grain Sorghum, Ground Whole Grain Barley, Chicken Meal, Brewer’s Rice, Fish Meal (Source of Fish Oil), Dried Egg Product, Dried Beet Pulp, Chicken Flavor, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols, Source of Vitamin E), Potassium Chloride, Salt, Carrots, Tomatoes, Monosodium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, Spinach, Peas, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Carbonate, Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin A Acetate, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate (Source of Vitamin B1), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Niacin, Riboflavin Supplement (Source of Vitamin B2), Inositol, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Source of Vitamin B6), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, DL-Methionine, Dried Apple Pomace, Calcium Carbonate, Vitamin E Supplement and Rosemary Extract

Guaranteed Analysis:
Crude Protein (min) 25.0%
Crude Fat (min) 14.0%
Crude Fiber (max) 4.0%
Moisture (max) 10.0%
Calcium (min) 1.1%
Phosphorus (min) 0.8%
Zinc (min) 150mg/k
Omega-6 Fatty Acids* (min) 1.62%
Omega-3 Fatty Acids* (min) 0.21%

The following product lists two meats first…both still contain water.   But then there is chicken meal.   So it is more meat than rice or sorghum or barley.    Note also in the guaranteed analysis more favorable levels of Omega fatty acids which are critical to a healthy coat and skin!  This is NutriLife All Gold formula!  

Duck
Turkey
Chicken Meal
Brown Rice
Pearled Barley
Oat Meal
Lamb
Menhaden Fish Meal
Potato
Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols)
White Rice
Tomato Pomace
Salmon Oil
Flaxseed
Brewers Dried Yeast
Alfalfa Meal
Sweet Potato
Carrots
Lettuce
Cranberries
Celery
Lecithin
Chicken Cartilage
Potassium Chloride
Monocalcium Phosphate
Salt
DL-Methionine
Inulin (from Chicory Root)
Yucca Schidigera Extract
Lactobacillus Acidophilus
Bifidobacterium Longum
Lactobacillus Plantarum
Enterococcous Faecium
B12 Supplements
Choline Chloride
Niacin
Pantothenic Acid
Ascorbic Acid
Riboflavin
Thiamine Mononitrate
Pyridoxine Hydrochloride
Folic Acid
Biotin
Zinc Sulfate
Iron Carbonate
Manganous Oxide
Copper Oxide
Cobalt Carbonate
Calcium Iodate
Sorbic Acid
Sodium Selenite.
·         Crude Protein…………….not less than 24%·         Crude Fat……………………not less than 14%

·         Crude Fiber………………..not more than 3.5%

·         Moisture……………………..not more than 10%

·         Omega 6 Fatty Acids…not less than 2.6%*

·         Omega 3 Fatty Acids…not less than 0.4%*

·         Lactobacillus Acidophilus…….(min) 100,000,000 CFU/lb.*·         Bifidobacterium Longum……..(min) 100,000,000 CFU/lb.*

·         Lactobacillus Plantarum……….(min) 100,000,000 CFU/lb.*

·         Enterococcous Faecium………..(min) 100,000,000 CFU/lb.*

·         Glucosamine…………………………..not less than 400ppm*

·         Chondroitin…………………………….not less than 40ppm*

0 replies

Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>