There is a difference between "ingredients" and "nutrients".
Ingredients are the vehicles that provide the nutrients, while nutrients are food components that support life and are metabolically useful.
For example, lamb is an ingredient that provides nutrients such as protein, fatty acids, and vitamins.
Ingredients, by law, are listed in descending order of prevalence, on the food packaging. The high water content in chicken, beef, and lamb makes these ingredients weigh more than dry ingredients such as grains, meals, and vitamins, so they are often listed first.
We believe good nutrition is the foundation of good health. If you have any questions about your pet’s food or nutritional balance, get in touch with one of our vets on 033 343 4602.
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