INGREDIENTS GLOSSARY

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A Natural Form Of Vitamin E

In pet food, “a natural form of vitamin E” is a term that refers to any non-synthetic ingredient that provides vitamin E.

A Natural Source Of Vitamin E

In pet food, “a natural source of vitamin E” is a term that refers to any non-synthetic ingredient that provides vitamin E.

A Source Of Natural Vitamin E

In pet food, “a source of vitamin E” is a term that refers to any ingredient that provides vitamin E.

A Source Of Vitamin E

In pet food, a source of vitamin E is a general term used to describe any form of vitamin E.

Acetic Acid

Acetic acid, systematically named ethanoic acid, is a colourless liquid organic compound with the chemical formula CH3COOH. When undiluted, it is sometimes called glacial acetic acid. Vinegar is no less than 4% acetic acid by volume, making acetic acid the main component of vinegar apart from water.

Acetyl-L-Carnitine

Acetyl-L-carnitine is a supplemental amino acid. In supplements and pet food, acetyl-L-carnitine can support healthy metabolism and neurological function.

Active Ingredients Tapioca Starch

When you see “active ingredients tapioca starch” in pet food or treats, the term refers to a type of starch that comes from the cassava root. It is often used as a filler or binder, as well as a source of easily digested carbohydrates. In pet food, tapioca is often added to grain-free and gluten-free recipes.

Agar-Agar

Agar-agar is a flavorless gelling agent made from algae. In pet food, agar-agar is used to improve texture or as a replacement for gelatin.

Ahi Tuna

Ahi tuna is a term for yellowfin tuna and bigeye tuna. It is normally of very high quality and reserved for use in sushi, sashimi, and other dishes for human consumption. While you might not see Ahi tuna in pet food often, it is an excellent source of protein, amino acids, vitamins, minerals, and essential fatty acids including Omega-3.

Air Dried Pumpkin

Air dried pumpkin is dehydrated fruit from any variety of the winter squash commonly known as pumpkin. High in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, it is also a good source of fiber. In pet food, air dried pumpkin promotes healthy digestion while enhancing flavor and providing added nutrition.