Nutro Max Weight Control Cat Food – Roasted Chicken Flavor

Thu, Apr 16, 2009

Nutro Max

The Good

First ingredient is a named meat ingredient

The Bad

Heavy grain content

Heavy meat content

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Nutro Max Weight Control Cat Food – Roasted Chicken Flavor

Nutro Max Weight Control Cat Food - Roasted Chicken Flavor is made and manufactured by, Nutro Products, Inc. Nutro claims this recipes is aimed towards Adult Cats 1 Year or Older. Nutro Max Weight Control Cat Food - Roasted Chicken Flavor comes in 3 different sizes: 3lbs, 6lbs and 16lbs.
 

Nutro Max Weight Control Cat Food – Roasted Chicken Flavor Review

We are going to take a look at the first five ingredients of Nutro Max Weight Control Cat Food – Roasted Chicken Flavor. 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 Meal, Ground Rice, Corn Gluten Meal, Wheat Flour, Ground Whole Wheat, Rice Flour, Poultry Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Natural Flavors, Chicken, Soybean Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Yeast Culture, Potassium Chloride, Menhaden Fish Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Choline Chloride, Monosodium Phosphate, Salt, Taurine, Calcium Carbonate, Dried Cranberry, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Inositol, Sunflower Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E),Vitamin E Supplement, DL-Methionine, Ascorbic Acid (source of Vitamin C), L-Carnitine, Copper Sulfate, Niacin, Riboflavin Supplement (source of Vitamin B2), Manganous Oxide, Vitamin A Supplement, Biotin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (source of Vitamin B6), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Dried Blueberry, Thiamine Mononitrate (source of Vitamin B1), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Sodium Selenite, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (source of Vitamin K activity), Calcium Iodate, Folic Acid. Nutro Products, Inc. supports the safe, ethical and humane treatment of all animals.

    First Five Ingredients Analysis:

    • Chicken Meal
    • Ground Rice
    • Corn Gluten Meal
    • Wheat Flour
    • Ground Whole Wheat
    Chicken Meal: chicken which has been ground or otherwise reduced in particle size.

    Ground Rice:the entire product obtained by grinding the rice kernels after the hulls have been removed.

    Corn Gluten Meal: the dried residue from corn after the removal of the larger part of the starch and germ, and the separation of the bran by the process employed in the wet milling manufacture of corn starch or syrup, or by enzymatic treatment of the endosperm.

    Ground Wheat - presumably a coarser grind of wheat flour. Not an AAFCO definition.

    Wheat Flour: wheat flour together with fine particles of wheat bran, wheat germ and the offal from the "tail of the mill". This product must be obtained in the usual process of commercial milling and must not contain more than 1.5 percent crude fiber.

    Crude Protein (minimum) 30.00%

    Crude Fat (minimum) 10.00%

    Crude Fat (maximum) 13.00%

    Crude Fiber (maximum) 4.00%

    Moisture (maximum) 10.00%

    Ash (maximum) 6.50%

    Linoleic Acid (minimum) 2.50%

    Magnesium (maximum) 0.088%

    Zinc (minimum) 180 mg/kg

    Vitamin E (minimum) 125 IU/kg

    Taurine (minimum) 0.16%

    Ascorbic Acid (minimum)* 26 mg/kg

    Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) (minimum)* 0.05%

    L-Carnitine (minimum)* 50 mg/kg

    *Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Cat Food Nutrient Profiles.

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Rating (out of 10)

Overall Ingredients

This score is based on ALL ingredients
4

First Five Ingredients

This score is based on the first five ingredients
4

Protein Content

This score is based on the total meat protein content
4

Grain Content

More Grains = Lower score and No Grains= 10
3

Total

3.75
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