Nutritional labels are the main reference to know what we eat. It is important to know what our food is made of, but it is also essential to know what we give our pets. Many times we are told that the feed, pate or snacks are "complete and balanced". We explain how you can check that this is really the case.
- Analytical components
It is important to look at the name of the product. The term "chicken", "meat" or "fish", for example, should be included on the label of a food made of at least 70% of this ingredient, not counting the water used to make it. On the other hand, when "with chicken" or "with fish" is mentioned, it is likely to contain only 3%.The ingredients will be listed by weight or quantity, from most to least. Some types of food contain a large amount of water, so you should also refer to the list of dry ingredients. It is important to note the by-products in the food, such as "easily digestible".
All labels should indicate theMost dogs or cats do not have the ability to digest all the nutrients in a food, so when choosing their food at least 10% of each of their daily rations should be protein and 5.5% fat.
It is also necessary to check the daily amount of protein and 5.5% fat.
Most dogs or cats do not have the ability to digest all the nutrients in a food, so when choosing their food at least 10% of each of their daily rations should be protein and 5.5% fat.recommended by each manufacturer and in how many intakes it should be given.You just need to know the weight of your pet.
You can find different types of additives on product labels.The nutritional additives are those that are added for preservative and antioxidant purposes and can be chemical or natural.On the other hand,the technological additives can be colourings, flavourings, flavourings or binders. Finally, the organoleptic additives refer to the senses. For example, lutein is related to vitamin A and is normally used to prevent eye diseases.
Ah! Don't forget to always keep your pet's water bowl full!