Nature's Variety Instinct Raw Frozen Bites Chicken vs. Stella & Chewy's Raw Blend Kibble

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Nature's Variety Instinct Raw Frozen Bites Chicken

Frozen Raw

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Stella & Chewy's Raw Blend Kibble

Kibble

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Score
A+
Score
F
Summary

Summary

Nature's Variety has a better protein to fat ratio. Stella & Chewy's's ratio of 2.52 to 1 is too high. (The ideal ratio is 2 to 1.) Nature's Variety has fewer ingredients, which is usually a good thing. Stella & Chewy's has a slightly higher concentration of fruits, veggies, and grains. Nature's Variety is 100% pea-free; Stella & Chewy's has peas as its 4th ingredient.

Protein Content

Protein Content

12%
39%
Fat Content

Fat Content

9%
15.5%
Fiber Content

Fiber Content

3%
5%
Protein to Fat Ratio

Protein to Fat Ratio

1.33 to 1
2.52 to 1
Total Ingredients

Total Ingredients

13
21
Meat Content

Meat Content

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

Fruits, Veggies, and Grains

6 total
low concentration
6 total
low concentration
Pea-free

Pea-free

Yes
No, 4th 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 4th ingredient. Score without peas: C
3 Protein Sources Chicken, turkey, and duck.
High Quality Meat the meat ingredients are mostly pure (meat, organs, fats, & oils).
High Protein-to-Fat Ratio 2.52 to 1. Ideal ratio is 2 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

 

chicken chicken meal lentils peas chicken fat turkey natural chicken flavor chicken liver duck chicken gizzard

 

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