Nature's Variety Instinct Raw Frozen Bites Chicken vs. Purizon Chicken and Fish

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Nature's Variety Instinct Raw Frozen Bites Chicken

Frozen Raw

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Purizon Chicken and Fish

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Score
A+
Score
F
Summary

Summary

Purizon has a better protein to fat ratio. Nature's Variety's ratio of 1.33 to 1 is too low. (The ideal ratio is 2 to 1.) Nature's Variety has much fewer ingredients, which is usually a good thing. Purizon has a slightly higher concentration of fruits, veggies, and grains. Nature's Variety is 100% pea-free; Purizon has peas as its 10th ingredient.

Protein Content

Protein Content

12%
44%
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
2.2 to 1
Total Ingredients

Total Ingredients

13
27
Meat Content

Meat Content

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

Fruits, Veggies, and Grains

6 total
low concentration
9 total
low concentration
Pea-free

Pea-free

Yes
No, 10th 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. 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 10th ingredient. Score without peas: B
3 Protein Sources Chicken, eggs, and fish.
High Quality Meat the meat ingredients are mostly pure (meat, organs, fats, & oils).
Good Protein-to-Fat Ratio 2.2 to 1.
Grain-Free Grains are linked to insulinoma.
No Sugars or Carcinogens

Ingredients

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Ingredients

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

 

boneless chicken meat dried chicken meat potatoes chicken fat dried egg boneless herring dried herring fish oil hydrolysed animal proteins pea fibre

 

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