Iams Premium Protection Cat Food

Sat, Jul 11, 2009

Iams

The Good

First ingredient is a named meat ingredient

The Bad

Use of Chicken By-Product Meal

Use of Corn Meal and Corn Grits

Full Review

Iams Premium Protection Cat Food

Iams Premium Protection – Marketed as a specialized formula to provide complete nutrition for cats one year of age or older. The first five ingredients are Chicken, Chicken Meal, Corn meal, Corn Grits and Chicken Fat. Guaranteed Analysis: 32% protein, 21% fat.
 

Iams Premium Protection Cat Food Review

We are going to take a look at the first five ingredients of Iams Premium Protection 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, Corn Grits, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Dried Beet Pulp, Chicken Meal, Dried Egg Product, Natural Chicken Flavor, Fish Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Sodium Bisulfate, Potassium Chloride, DL-Methionine, 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), Fructooligosaccharides, Brewers Dried Yeast, Choline Chloride, Salt, Calcium Carbonate, Minerals (Zinc Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Carbonate), L-Carnitine, Rosemary Extract

    First Five Ingredients Analysis:

    1. Chicken
    2. Chicken By-Product Meal
    3. Corn Meal
    4. Corn Grits
    5. Chicken Fat
    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-Products 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.

    Corn Grits - No AAFCO definition available.

    Chicken Fat - Named Fat Source.
    Crude Protein, minimum 32.0

    Crude Fat, minimum 21.0

    Crude Fiber, maximum 3.0

    Moisture, maximum 10.0

    Ash, maximum 7.0

    Magnesium, maximum 0.1

    Vitamin A, minimum 70,000.0 IU/kg

    Vitamin E, minimum 250.0 IU/kg

    Taurine, minimum 0.15

    L-Carnitine, minimum 80 mg/kg*

    Omega-6 Fatty Acids, minimum 2.3*

    Omega-3 Fatty Acids, minimum 0.24*

Iams Premium Protection 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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