Nature's Variety Instinct Raw Frozen Bites Chicken vs. Farmina N&D Prime Lamb

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Nature's Variety Instinct Raw Frozen Bites Chicken

Frozen Raw

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Farmina N&D Prime Lamb

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Score
A+
Score
F
Summary

Summary

Farmina has a better protein to fat ratio. Nature's Variety's ratio of 1.33 to 1 is too low (too fatty). (The ideal ratio is 2 to 1.)Nature's Variety has much fewer ingredients, which is usually a good thing.Farmina has a slightly higher concentration of fruits, veggies, and grains.Nature's Variety is 100% pea-free; Farmina has peas as its 9th ingredient.

Protein Content

Protein Content

12%
42%
Fat Content

Fat Content

9%
20%
Fiber Content

Fiber Content

3%
1.8%
Protein to Fat Ratio

Protein to Fat Ratio

1.33 to 1
2.1 to 1
Total Ingredients

Total Ingredients

12
26
Meat Content

Meat Content

3 total
high concentration, high quality
6 total
high concentration, high quality
Fruits, Veggies, and Grains

Fruits, Veggies, and Grains

6 total
low concentration
10 total
low concentration
Pea-free

Pea-free

Yes
No, 9th Ingredient
Sugar-free

Sugar-free

Yes
Yes
Controversial ingredient-free

Controversial ingredient-free

Yes
Yes
Remarks
Single Protein Source Recommend mixing with another protein source for variety.
High Meat Percentage 93% meat, organs, and bone.
High Quality Meat the meat ingredients are mostly pure (meat, organs, fats, & oils).
Low Protein-to-Fat Ratio 1.33 to 1 (too fatty). Ideal ratio is 2 to 1.
Grain-Free Grains are linked to insulinoma.
Pea-Free Peas are linked to kidney and bladder stones.
No Sugars or Carcinogens
Contains peas 9th ingredient. Score without peas: B
4 Protein Sources Lamb, chicken, eggs, and fish.
High Meat Percentage most of the top ingredients are meat-based.
High Quality Meat the meat ingredients are mostly pure (meat, organs, fats, & oils).
Good Protein-to-Fat Ratio 2.1 to 1.
Grain-Free Grains are linked to insulinoma.
No Sugars or Carcinogens

Ingredients

Legend

Ingredients

chicken chicken liver chicken heart montmorillonite clay ground flaxseed salmon oil carrots apples butternut squash vitamins

 

lamb dehydrated lamb sweet potatoes chicken fat dried whole eggs herring dehydrated herring herring oil pea fiber dried carrot

 

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