July 24th 2009 11:20 am
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Check it out! Here are a list of the ingredients used in Ultra and what they are there for!
Our new ULTRASSENTIAL™ Blend harnesses the power of superfoods.
At Nutro Products, we're committed to providing the highest quality dog food ingredients in every recipe to help your dog be at his best.
Beta Carotene Beta Carotene is a member of the carotenoids family, which are found in highly pigmented plants and vegetables such as carrots and pumpkins. Beta Carotene is converted in dogs to vitamin A, which is required for healthy vision.
Biotin Biotin is one of the B vitamins. It is one of the most important vitamins for a glossy coat and healthy skin. Biotin is directly involved in the healthy functioning of the nervous system.
Calcium Pantothenate Calcium pantothenate is a source of pantothenic acid, a B vitamin that is involved in almost every metabolic process in the body.
Chicken Chicken is a source of high quality protein and adds flavor to a diet.
Chicken Fat Provides essential fatty acids like Linoleic Acid for a healthy skin and coat. Also serves as a concentrated source of energy and flavor.
Chicken Meal Chicken meal is made from whole chicken that's cooked to remove the water and fat - leaving a dry, highly concentrated source of high quality protein and minerals such as Calcium. Also provides a natural source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin. Excludes chicken heads, feet and intestines.
Choline Chloride Choline is a vitamin that works to build cell membranes.
Copper Proteinate Copper is a mineral that has many roles, including reducing cellular damage caused by free radicals, synthesis of hemoglobin and the synthesis of collagen.
Corn Gluten Meal Excellent source of protein that is highly digestible. Corn gluten meal is also a source of sulfur Amino Acids which are important for skin & coat health. It is also a good source of antioxidants like lutein.
Alfalfa Meal, Dehydrated This natural grass rich in antioxidants and fiber provides the nutrients needed for a healthy immune system.
Avocado, Dried Avocados are rich in Omega fatty acids for a healthy skin and lustrous coat.
Blueberry, Dried This popular berry is packed with antioxidants to help maintain a strong immune system, a healthy heart and sharp mind.
Carrot, Dried Carrots contain one of the most concentrated sources of Beta Carotene for strong vision and a strong immune system.
Cranberry, Dried This deliciously, natural source of Vitamin C helps keep your best friend's immune system strong.
Beet Pulp, Dried Plain A source of fiber from sugar beets that has had the sugar removed. Beet pulp aids in healthy digestion and promotes good stool quality.
Pomegranate, Dried Pomegranates are packed with antioxidants and help support a strong immune system.
Pumpkin, Dried A member of the squash family, pumpkin is a natural source of Beta Carotene and fiber that helps both the digestive health and vision of your dog.
Spinach, Dried High in antioxidants and essential minerals, spinach helps support a strong immune system, strong vision and cognitive development.
Egg Product Considered one of the most perfect proteins, eggs not only help maintain your dog's lean muscle mass, but also support cognitive development and help provide a healthy skin and coat.
Ferrous Sulfate A source of iron, a vital component of hemoglobin, the molecule that transports oxygen.
Fish Oil These unsaturated fatty acids support skin and coat health, cognitive function and joint health.
Flaxseed Flaxseed is a natural Omega-3 and 6 fatty acid source that helps maintain a healthy skin and coat, and support healthy joints for your dog.
Folic Acid Folic acid is a B vitamin that is involved in the development of tissues of the nervous system.
Ground Rice Provides an excellent source of energy through highly digestible carbohydrates.
Lamb Meal Lamb meal is made from real lamb that's cooked to remove the water and fat - leaving a dry, highly concentrated source of high quality, highly digestible protein for lean muscles. It also provides essential vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin B12 and Selenium.
L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate A source of Vitamin C, which is an antioxidant.
L-Carnitine A naturally occurring Amino Acid which plays a vital role in the metabolism of fat.
Manganese Proteinate Manganese is a mineral that has a vital role in the proper function of cells within the body. It is important for the formation of bone and joint cartilage and neurological function.
Manganous Oxide A source of manganese. Manganese is a mineral that has a vital role in the proper function of cells within the body. It is important for the formation of bone and joint cartilage and neurological function.
Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex A source of Vitamin K activity, which is required for many enzymes to function properly in the body.
Natural Flavors A proprietary flavor system comprising natural sources of flavors that dogs love.
Niacin Supplement Niacin is a B vitamin that protects the skin by promoting the synthesis of skin fats to help limit skin dehydration.
Oatmeal Oatmeal is a healthy grain with beneficial insoluble and soluble fiber recognized for helping promote easy digestion and heart health.
Potassium Chloride: A source of potassium, which is a mineral that is essential for the correct functioning of cells in the body.
Potassium Iodide: Potassium is a mineral that is essential for the correct functioning of cells in the body. Potassium is responsible for maintaining the acid base balance in pets. Iodine is a component of thyroid hormone which is important for growth, development and the regulation of metabolic rate.
Pyridoxine Hydrochloride: Pyridoxine is a B vitamin that has many roles in metabolism.
Riboflavin Supplement: Riboflavin is a B vitamin that contributes to skin and coat health.
Rice Bran: Rice bran provides many different nutrients including dietary fiber for digestive health and antioxidants to support the immune system.
Rice Flour: Provides an excellent source of highly digestible carbohydrates for quick energy.
Salmon Meal: Salmon meal is made from real salmon that's cooked to remove the water and fat - leaving a dry, highly concentrated source of protein and natural antioxidants. It is also a great source of long chained Omega 3 fatty acids like DHA and EPA which are important for cognitive health and joint health.
Salt: Salt is a combination of the two minerals sodium and chloride. Sodium is essential for healthy functioning cells and maintains acid base balance with potassium. Chloride has a role in maintaining the fluid balance in the body and helps maintain acid base balance.
Sodium Selenite: Sodium is essential for healthy functioning cells and maintains acid base balance with potassium. Selenium plays a vital role in reducing cellular damage caused by free radicals and a support role in immune response.
Soybean Oil: Soybean oil provides a source of both Omega 6 and 3 fatty acids to support many health systems including skin and coat, joint and cognitive.
Sunflower Oil: This healthy oil is rich in Linoleic Acid to help your dog have a healthy skin and shiny coat.
Taurine: Taurine provides added health benefits for dogs as a natural antioxidant as well as for healthy eyesight and hearing.
Thiamine Mononitrate: Thiamine is a B vitamin that is involved in many complex biochemical reactions that help generate energy for cells.
Tomato Pomace: Packed with Vitamin C and antioxidants, tomatoes help support a strong immune system and a healthy heart.
Vitamin A Supplement: Vitamin A is required for healthy vision.
Vitamin B12 Supplement: Vitamin B12 plays a role in the synthesis of protein in the body and the production of red blood cells.
Vitamin D3 Supplement: Vitamin D plays a role in optimizing calcium incorporation into bone
Vitamin E Supplement: Vitamin E is an important antioxidant that protects cells from free radicals.
Whole Brown Rice: An easily digestible, nutrient-rich grain, brown rice provides balanced nutrition for your dog.
Zinc Proteinate: Zinc is a fundamental element involved in skin and coat health, and wound healing.
Zinc Sulfate: Zinc is a fundamental element involved in skin and coat health, and wound healing
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