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Addiction Zen Holistic Vegetarian Formula Chicken-Free Dry Dog Food

Addiction Zen Holistic Vegetarian Formula Chicken-Free Dry Dog Food
Company info
Company HQ
Kent, Washington
Parent company
Addiction Foods LLC
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Food Form Dry Dog Food
Cost per day: $0.12
Primary proteins
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    Feeding Instruction

    A single morning serving will allow your cat to nibble freely throughout the day. The serving size should be adjusted based on your cat's age and activity level. Water is essential to your cat's good health. Always provide your cat with a bowl of fresh water.

    Kittens (Under 1 Year): Feed 2 times the Adult requirement.

    Pregnant and Nursing Cats: Feed 2 - 4 times the Adult requirement.

    GOT IT

    Ingredients

    Oats, Soya, Rice, Canola Oil, Peas, Kelp, Dicalcium Phosphate, Bentonite, Natural Flavors, Sodium Chloride, Yeast, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin (Vitamin B3), Calcium Panthothenate (Vitamin B5), Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin Bl), Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid (Vitamin B9), Taurine, Magnesium Sulfate, Zinc Sulphate, Ferrous Sulphate, Calcium Carbonate, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Sulphate, Calcium Iodate, Cobalt Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Rosemary Extract, Green Tea Extract, Spearmint Extract.

    Breed sizes

    size-1 Toy
    size-2 Small
    size-3 Medium
    size-4 Large
    size-5 Giant

    Overall Score

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    42%

    Ratings

    ? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 24%
    ? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 55%
    ? 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 20%
    ? 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 38%
    ? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 76%
    ? 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 44%

    Estimated Nutrient Content

    To understand the nutrient content of pet food, we visualize its macronutrient composition in three ways. In the charts below, you’ll see a guaranteed analysis on an as-fed basis, a dry matter analysis, and a breakdown of the food’s macronutrients on a calorie-weighted basis.

    Remember that all of these values are estimates based on the guaranteed analysis published by the company, and the food’s actual nutrient values may be slightly different.

    Guaranteed Analysis

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    Protein: 20%

    Fat: 9%

    Fiber: 7.5%

    Moisture: 10%

    Ash: 0%

    Carb: 53.5%

    Dry Matter Analysis

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    Protein: 22.22%

    Fat: 10%

    Fiber: 8.33%

    Ash: 8%

    Carb: 59.44%

    Calorie Weighted Basis

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    Protein: 20.97%

    Fat: 22.92%

    Carb: 56.1%

    Our Review

    Pros
    • Contains kelp as a natural source of essential nutrients
    Cons
    • Low protein content
    • High in carbohydrates
    • Low in moisture
    • Contains plant-based proteins

    Recall History

    The following list (if present) shows all dog food recalls related to Addiction since 2011. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

    Addiction - Canned Dog Food (09/12/2016) -+
    Date:09/12/2016
    Company Name:Addiction Foods
    Product Description:Canned Dog Food
    Recall Reason:Elevated levels of Vitamin A and a slight variance in calcium/phosphorous ratios

    Ingredient Review

    Our review of Addiction Zen Holistic Vegetarian Formula Chicken-Free Dry Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

    The first ingredient is Oats. Oats are seeds from the oat plant, usually with their tough outer hulls removed before further processing into a coarse high-fiber substance. The oats in pet food are a source of carbohydrates, protein, vitamins, minerals to support your companion’s overall well-being.

    The second ingredient is Soya. Soya is another name for soy, a legume that is grown for its versatile edible beans. In pet food, soya can be a source of protein, carbohydrates, fat, vitamins, minerals, and amino acids. It is often used as a filler or as a low-cost meat substitute.

    The third ingredient is Rice. Rice is a gluten-free cereal grain. In pet food, rice is a source of easily digestible carbohydrates.

    The fourth ingredient is Canola Oil. Canola oil – also known as rapeseed oil – is a oil pressed from rapeseeds. In pet food, canola oil serves as an inexpensive source of fat, Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids, and vitamins E and K.

    The fifth ingredient is Peas. Pea is a general term to describe whole, split, or milled peas, which are a grain-free, gluten-free source of protein, fiber, and carbohydrates. In pet food, pea products serve as an energy source as well as a supplementary source of vitamins and minerals.

    When we analyzed the ingredients in Addiction Zen Holistic Vegetarian Formula Chicken-Free Dry Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from meat based sources.

    Price Analysis

    Price per lb

    Product info

    $3.3

    Market Price avg.

    $2.51

    % From the Avg

    +31%

    Price per 100 kcal

    Product info

    $0.21

    Market Price avg.

    $0.17

    % From the Avg

    +25%

    Price per day

    Product info

    $0.12

    Market Price avg.

    $0.10

    % From the Avg

    +25%

    Addiction Zen Holistic Vegetarian Formula Chicken-Free Dry Dog Food is priced above the average market price for dry dog food.

    Nutritional Analysis

    Your adult dog needs a balance of macro and micronutrients to thrive. A food formulated for adult maintenance or all life stages is made to meet these needs. While there can be a lot of variation in actual calorie density, adult dog foods are generally intended to provide for basic calorie needs of the average active dog. In addition to satisfying their energy needs, these foods provide the protein, fat, carbohydrates, fiber, and other nutrients your adult dog needs to survive. Again, not all adult foods are the same, so you may have to search around for the right fit for your dog.

    With that in mind, we’ve compared Addiction Zen Holistic Vegetarian Formula Chicken-Free Dry Dog Food to the other 1423 dry dog food recipes in our database:

    DM Protein

    Product info

    22.22%

    All Products avg.

    30.01%

    % From the Avg

    -26%

    DM Fat

    Product info

    10%

    All Products avg.

    15.98%

    % From the Avg

    -37%

    DM Fiber

    Product info

    8.33%

    All Products avg.

    5.38%

    % From the Avg

    +55%

    DM Carb

    Product info

    59.44%

    All Products avg.

    47.92%

    % From the Avg

    +24%

    Analysis Overview

    Overall, this is a meat based food that’s low in protein with low fat and high carbohydrate content relative to other Dry Dog Foods.

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