Supreme Science Selective Complete Ferret Food vs. Dr. Elsey's cleanprotein With Salmon

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Supreme Science Selective Complete Ferret Food

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Dr. Elsey's cleanprotein With Salmon

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Score
D
Score
B
Summary

Summary

Supreme has a better protein to fat ratio. Dr. Elsey's's ratio of 3.29 to 1 is too high. (The ideal ratio is 2 to 1.) Supreme has much fewer ingredients, which is usually a good thing. Both foods are mostly free of fruits, veggies, and grains. Both foods are pea-free. Supreme contains sugars, which have been linked to insulinoma.

Protein Content

Protein Content

36%
56%
Fat Content

Fat Content

19%
17%
Fiber Content

Fiber Content

2%
4%
Protein to Fat Ratio

Protein to Fat Ratio

1.89 to 1
3.29 to 1
Total Ingredients

Total Ingredients

10
21
Meat Content

Meat Content

4 total
low quality
7 total
high concentration, high quality
Fruits, Veggies, and Grains

Fruits, Veggies, and Grains

1 total
low concentration
2 total
low concentration
Pea-free

Pea-free

Yes
Yes
Sugar-free

Sugar-free

No
Yes
Controversial ingredient-free

Controversial ingredient-free

Yes
Yes
Remarks
Contains Sugars Linked to insulinoma.
3 Protein Sources Fish, turkey, and chicken.
Low Quality Meat the meat ingredients are mostly by-products.
Good Protein-to-Fat Ratio 1.89 to 1.
Has Grains Linked to insulinoma.
Pea-Free Peas are linked to kidney and bladder stones.
4 Protein Sources Fish, chicken, eggs, and pork.
High Meat Percentage most of the top ingredients are meat-based.
High Quality Meat the meat ingredients are mostly pure (meat, organs, fats, & oils).
High Protein-to-Fat Ratio 3.29 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

Ingredients

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Ingredients

poultry meal wheat refined chicken oil fish meal turkey meal sugar beet pulp potato protein linseed chicken liver digest soybean oil

 

salmon dried chicken dried egg product gelatin salmon hydrolysate chicken fat dried chickpeas flaxseed pork protein isolate natural flavor

 

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