Iams Healthy Naturals with Natural Chicken Cat Food

Sat, Jul 11, 2009

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The Good

First ingredient is a named meat ingredient.

The Bad

Use of Chicken By-Product Meal

Use of Corn Meal

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Iams Healthy Naturals with Natural Chicken Cat Food

Iams Healthy Naturals with Natural Chicken – Designed for active adult cats one year of age or older. Guaranteed Analysis: 33% protein, 15% fat.
 

Iams Healthy Naturals with Natural Chicken Cat Food Review

We are going to take a look at the first five ingredients of Iams Healthy Naturals with Natural Chicken Cat Food. The first five ingredients are a good indication of the quality of cat food. The ingredients before the first fat source usually make up the vast majority of the cat food.
 

    Chicken, Chicken By-Product Meal, Corn Meal, Brewer Rice, Ground Whole Grain Barley, Chicken Meal, Dried Beet Pulp, Dried Egg Product, Natural Chicken Flavor, Sodium Bisulfate, Potassium Chloride, Fish Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Animal Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), DL-Methionine, Dried Apple Pomace, Dried Carrots, Brewers Dried Yeast, Dried Peas, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin A Acetate, Niacin, Ascorbic Acid, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate (source of vitamin B1), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (source of vitamin B6), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement (source of vitamin B2), Inositol, Folic Acid), Calcium Carbonate, Choline Chloride, Dried Spinach, Dried Tomato, Minerals (Zinc Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Carbonate), Rosemary Extract.

    First Five Ingredients Analysis:

    1. Chicken
    2. Chicken By-Product Meal
    3. Corn Meal
    4. Brewers Rice
    5. Ground Whole Grain Barley
    Chicken - the clean combination of flesh and skin with or without accompanying bone, derived from the parts or whole carcasses of chicken or a combination thereof, exclusive of feathers, heads, feet and entrails.

    Chicken By-Product Meal - consists of the ground, rendered, clean parts of the carcass of slaughtered chicken, such as necks, feet, undeveloped eggs and intestines, exclusive of feathers, except in such amounts as might occur unavoidable in good processing practice.

    Corn Meal - the entire ear of corn ground, without husks, with no greater portion of cob than occurs in the ear corn in its natural state.

    Brewers Rice - the dried extracted residue of rice resulting from the manufacture of wort (liquid portion of malted grain) or beer and may contain pulverized dried spent hops in an amount not to exceed 3 percent.

    Ground Whole Grain Barley - consists of at least 80 percent sound barley and must not contain more than 3 percent heat-damaged kernels, 6 percent foreign material, 20 percent other grains or 10 percent wild oats.

    Crude Protein, minimum 33.0

    Crude Fat, minimum 15.0

    Crude Fiber, maximum 3.0

    Moisture, maximum 10.0

    Ash, maximum 7.0

    Magnesium, maximum 0.1

    Vitamin E, minimum 250 IU/kg

    Taurine, minimum 0.15

    Omega-6 Fatty Acids, minimum 2.3*

    Omega-3 Fatty Acids, minimum 0.23*

Iams Healthy Naturals with Natural Chicken Cat Food Consumer Ratings

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Rating (out of 10)

Overall Ingredients

This score is based on ALL ingredients
2

First Five Ingredients

This score is based on the first five ingredients
2

Protein Content

This score is based on the total meat protein content
2

Grain Content

More Grains = Lower score and No Grains= 10
3

Total

2.25
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