AvoDerm All Life Stages Cat Food Review
Tuna & Chicken Entree With Vegetables
Review of AvoDerm All Life Stages Cat Food
Tuna & Chicken Entree With Vegetables
This product is manufactured by Breeder's Choice Pet Foods.
According to our data, this AvoDerm recipe provides complete & balanced nutrition for all life stages. In other words, this formula is AAFCO approved.
AvoDerm All Life Stages Cat Food Tuna & Chicken Entree With Vegetables is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Cat Food Nutrient Profiles for all life stages.
We'll begin this review of AvoDerm All Life Stages Cat Food Tuna & Chicken Entree With Vegetables with a detailed discussion of the ingredients.
The first ingredient is tuna. Although tuna is an excellent protein source, raw tuna contains more than 60% moisture. After cooking, the relative meat contribution of tuna is dramatically reduced. Therefore, it's important to ensure that other meat sources are included within the first few ingredients to ensure the product derives most of its protein from meat.
The second ingredient is fish broth. Fish broth provides both flavor and moisture; however, as with other broths, fish broth does not provide any notable nutritional contribution.
The third ingredient is chicken. Chicken is the most common meat ingredient used in cat food. It provides high-quality protein and fat. However, more than 60% of chicken is water.
The fourth ingredient is sunflower oil. Sunflower oil is an omega-6 fatty acid source. Unlike other oils (flax, canola, etc), sunflower oil does not provide omega-3 fatty acids; However, the balancing omega-3 fatty acids are most likely supplied by another oil or fat source.
The fifth ingredient is carrot, which provide a healthy dose of vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber.
Because ingredients are listed in order of pre-cooked weight, the remaining ingredients in AvoDerm All Life Stages Cat Food Tuna & Chicken Entree With Vegetables are not as important as the first five ingredients.
However, collectively they still have a significant impact on the overall quality of the product. Therefore, we'll continue discussing the remaining ingredients in this AvoDerm recipe.
Next we have green pea. Green peas are starchy members of the legume family. Other than carbohydrates, peas are notably high in plant based protein and various vitamins and minerals.
The next ingredient is guar gum. Guar gum (or guaran) is obtained from guar beans which have been dehusked, milled and screened. It's commonly used in wet food products as a thickening agent and provides a notable amount of dietary fiber.
Then we have tricalcium phosphate. Tricalcium phosphate is typically used for its mineral contents. However, it can also be used to evenly disperse fat in wet food products.
Moving on, we have avocado oil, which is a very good fat source. It's extracted from the fleshy pulp surrounding the avocado pit.
Moving on with this review, we have taurine, which is an amino acid. As with other amino acids, taurine is required for the proper functioning of the body.
The next ingredient in this review is choline chloride. Choline chloride is member of the B-vitamin complex (vitamin B4).
Our next ingredient is potassium chloride, which is a potassium supplement.
The remaining ingredients in this AvoDerm All Life Stages Cat Food recipe are unlikely to affect the overall rating of the product.
Our analysis of the ingredients show that this product derives most of its protein from animal based sources. This is an excellent property because meat based protein contains all of the necessary amino acids required by cats. In our option, this is one of the most important properties to judge when reviewing pet food, therefore we believe this is an exceptional product in this regard.
In summary, we recognize that this product does not contain any artificial colors, artificial preservatives, or anonymous meat ingredients.
The official PawDiet rating for AvoDerm All Life Stages Cat Food Tuna & Chicken Entree With Vegetables is 3.0 out of 5.