The High-Quality Protein in this recipe provides essential amino acids to support healthy muscle development. Hearty whole grains like brown rice, barley and oats supply the complex carbohydrates that your dog needs for energy for an active life. Glucosamine supports joint health. Omega 3 & 6 Fatty Acids promote a shiny coat & healthy skin. Calcium, Phosphorus and Essential Vitamins maintain strong bones and teeth. Healthy Garden Veggies such as whole carrots, sweet potatoes and peas are three of the nutrient-rich vegetables that promote free radical fighters and are ingredients in every bite of BLUE.
LifeSource® Bits contain a precise blend of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants selected by holistic veterinarians and animal nutritionists. These include ingredients that:
Importantly, BLUE LifeSource Bits are "cold-formed" separately from the rest of our kibble to help preserve the potency of the ingredients. Other brands that add antioxidants, vitamins and minerals process all of their ingredients together at temperatures as high as 350°F. Heat can degrade the potency of some vitamins by as much as 75%.
Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal, Whole Ground Brown Rice, Whole Ground Barley, Oatmeal, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Rye, Tomato Pomace (source of Lycopene), Natural Chicken Flavor, Whole Potatoes, Peas, Whole Carrots, Whole Sweet Potatoes, Blueberries, Cranberries, Flaxseed (source of Omega 3 and 6 Fatty Acids), Barley Grass, Dried Parsley, Garlic, Alfalfa Meal, Dried Kelp, Yucca Schidigera Extract, L-Carnitine, L-Lysine, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Turmeric, Sunflower Oil (source of Omega 6 Fatty Acids), Fish Oil (source of Omega 3 Fatty Acids), Dried Chicory Root, Oil of Rosemary, Beta Carotene, Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Niacin (Vitamin B3), d-Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Biotin (Vitamin B7), Folic Acid (Vitamin B9), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Calcium Ascorbate (source of Vitamin C), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Choline Chloride, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate, Salt, Caramel, Potassium Chloride, Dried Yeast (source of Saccharomyces cerevisiae), Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, Dried Bacillus subtilis fermentation product, Dried Enterococcus faecium fermentation product.
Crude Protein 24.0% min, Crude Fat 14.0% min, Crude Fiber 4.0% max, Moisture 10.0% max, Calcium 1.0% min, Phosphorus 0.9% min, Omega 3 Fatty Acids* 0.3% min, Omega 6 Fatty Acids* 3.5 mg/kg min, Beta Carotene* 5.0 mg/kg min, Glucosamine* 400 mg/kg min.
Calorie Content (ME Calculated, as fed): 3,670 kcal/kg, 442 kcal/cup