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Diamond Care Weight Management Formula Adult Grain-Free Dry Cat Food

Diamond Care Weight Management Formula Adult Grain-Free Dry Cat Food
Company info
Company HQ
Meta, Missouri
Parent company
Schell & Kampeter, Inc.
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Price per lb $2.33
Cost per day: $0.09
Primary proteins
  • Chicken
  • Chicken Meal
  • Turkey Meal
  • Egg Product

Overall Score

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75%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 39%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 76%
? We scan the FDA’s database and rate each brand by the number of recalls in its history. Brands with fewer recalls receive higher ratings. Recall History 100%
? By comparing the prices of foods in our database, we determine if a food is above or below market average price. Lower-priced foods receive higher ratings. Price 99%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 73%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 40%
? Based on the variety of sizes available. Size Variety 100%

Estimated Nutrient Content

Guaranteed Analysis

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Protein: 32%

Fat: 11%

Fiber: 10%

Moisture: 10%

Ash: 0%

Carb: 37%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 35.56%

Fat: 12.22%

Fiber: 11.11%

Carb: 41.11%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 33.43%

Fat: 27.91%

Carb: 38.66%

What We Like

  • Affordable
  • Free of potentially-harmful ingredients and additives

What We Did Not Like

  • Low in protein
  • High in carbohydrates
  • Low in moisture

Recall History

The following list (if present) shows all cat food recalls related to Diamond since 2009. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Since 2009 Diamond has never been recalled.

Ingredients

Chicken, Chicken Meal, Turkey Meal, Chickpeas, Lentils, Peas, Powdered Cellulose, Chicken Fat (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols), Natural Flavor, Egg Product, Flaxseed, Sodium Bisulfate, Dl-Methionine, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Dried Chicory Root, L-Carnitine, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Bifidobacterium Animalis Fermentation Product, Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc Proteinate, Niacin, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Vitamin A Supplement, Biotin, Potassium Iodide, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Manganous Oxide, Sodium Selenite, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid. Contains A Source Of Live (Viable), Naturally Occurring Microorganisms. Caloric Content 3,080 kcal/kg, 288 kcal/cup

Ingredient Review

Our review of Diamond Care Weight Management Formula Adult Grain-Free Dry Cat Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Chicken. Chicken is meat from the domesticated bird of the same name. In pet food, chicken is used as a primary protein source.

The second ingredient is Chicken Meal. In pet food, chicken meal is often listed as a source of protein. Chicken meal is produced by baking and grinding chicken meat and skin. As a dry form of animal protein, it is most often found in kibble and treats.

The third ingredient is Turkey Meal. The turkey meal in pet food is typically a byproduct of turkey meat production. Turkey meal is high in protein, and is easy for pets to digest. It is a good source of B vitamins and amino acids to support your pet’s overall well-being.

The fourth ingredient is Chickpeas. Chickpeas are legumes. Also known as garbanzo beans, the chickpeas in pet food serve as a source of protein and fiber, as well as some grain-free carbohydrates.

The fifth ingredient is Lentils. Lentils are legumes. In pet food, lentils are a source of protein, fiber, and nutrients including a number of essential vitamins and minerals.

After the fifth ingredient, the list includes all remaining ingredients. It’s worth noting that ingredients (other than nutritional supplements) located this far down on the list aren’t likely to have an impact on the overall rating of this Diamond Care Weight Management Formula Adult Grain-Free Dry Cat Food.

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared Diamond Care Weight Management Formula Adult Grain-Free Dry Cat Food to the other 577 Cat Dry Food in our database:

Product info All Products avg.
DM Protein 35.56% 38.33%
DM Fat 12.22% 16.74%
DM Fiber 11.11% 4.98%

This recipe has:

  • 2.77% less protein
  • 4.52% less fat
  • 6.13% more fiber

Cats typically thrive on a diet that includes high protein content, a medium amount of fat, and a comparatively low amount of carbohydrates, along with sufficient moisture. It’s worth noting that specialty diets recommended by veterinarians might prioritize different nutrients based on your pet’s condition and unique needs.

Analysis Overview

Diamond Care Weight Management Formula Adult Grain-Free Dry Cat Food is priced below the average market price for Cat Dry Food.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Diamond Care Weight Management Formula Adult Grain-Free Dry Cat Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from chicken based sources.

As for the overall quality of the recipe, 2 of the first 5 ingredients are controversial ingredients. That’s why we believe that this recipe is not recommended.

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