|Calorie Content (calculated): 370 kcal/cup
27% protein, 11.5% fat
Most of the "Senior" and or Weight Management diets found
on the market are most often promoted as "Low Calorie" or
"Light" diets. AAFCO defines a food labeled as such to
contain energy levels not to exceed 3100 ME kcal/kg. Most of
the foods you will find on the market with this claim are very
low in both Protein and Fat. What they don't advertise to the
dog owner is how many carbohydrates the food contains.
Relating this back to human nutrition for a moment, this would
be like us trying to lose weight eating a daily diet of Pasta!
Sounds crazy, yet, this is exactly what dog owners are doing
every day they feed these "Light" foods to their overweight