Is Nurture Pro Nourish Life Dry Cat Food Good?
Nurture Pro Nourish Life Dry Cat Food is a pet food line that is slightly better than the average, with a 3.5-star rating — around 25% of all the pet food we analyze fall in this tier.
They have a small advantage over the nutrition ratio, ingredients quality, or the meat content compared to the average. We think they are just OK.
- Consists Mostly Good Quality Ingredients
- No Plant Protein in Top Ingredients
- Zero Risky Ingredient
- High in Carbs — More than 37%
- No Organic Minerals
- No Probiotics to Aid Digestion
- Contain Allergic Ingredients
- Include Ingredients that are Hard to Digest
Recipes could have very different quality in the same product line. We rate each recipe and list them from higest to lowest ratings.
Tips for choosingRecipes have different quality and ratings. Be sure to choose the one with higher rating.
To rate Nurture Pro Nourish Life Dry Cat Food, we will take one representative recipe to evaluate the nutrition, ingredients and meat content of this product line.
We have chosen Slow-cooked Chicken For Kitten & Adult Cat.
Pet food show guaranteed analysis on their labels. It includes moisture and does not reflect the level of carbs — which we want as low as possible for dogs and cats.
Calculate the dry value (no moisture) on a dry matter basis will show us the actual nutrition ratio and carbs level — and we will know if the value meet the suggested level.
(The best nutrition profile would be Protein > Fat > Carbs)
|Protein||33% or more||36%|
|Fat||15% or more||22%|
|Carbs||Less than 25%||34%|
|Fiber||Less than 5%||3.1%|
34 ingredients are listed on the label. We analyze their quality to pet and show the proportion of Good, Concerned, and Bad ingredients in the bar chart.
De-boned ChickenAnimal Protein
Chicken MealAnimal Protein
Herring MealAnimal Protein
Pure Pearled BarleyCarbs
Natural Salmon OilFat
Garbanzo BeansCarbs, Plant Protein
AlfalfaCarbs, Plant Protein
Chia SeedFat, Carbs, Plant Protein
Yucca Schidigera ExtractCarbs
Ingredients QualityMost ingredients are considered as Good ingredients, but we do find 3 Concerned and 0 Bad ingredients from Slow-cooked Chicken For Kitten & Adult Cat. Check from the above list to view the details.
- Pure Pearled Barley
- Steamed Oat
- Lavender Flower
Protein Analysis and Meat Content
Some pet food uses high plant protein ingredients to boost up the overall protein level — to make it looks like it includes a lot of meat, which is more appealing for customers.
Therefore, protein level itself cannot tell the quality and how much animal ingredients (more digestible than plants) is in the pet food.
0 / 7 (0%)in top 7 ingredients
36%in dry matter
By looking at the plant protein in top ingredients and compare with the total protein level, we can estimate how much animal ingredients is used in the pet food as Meat Content.
Based on my estimate, the meat content is Medium to high !
We believe it contains a significant amount of meat and majority of the protein should come from animal sources. Your furbabies will like it like I do!
Nurture Pro Nourish Life Dry Cat Food Product Line Review
To make a conclusion about the whole product line, we will consider all recipes and their average nutrition value.
Recipes Average Compares to Suggested Level
In the total of 3 recipes, the group has an average of 35% protein, 16% fat and 41% carbohydrate.
（Protein and Fat: Higher the better丨Carbs: Lower the better）
- Protein is 2 (%) better than suggested
- Fat is 1 (%) better than suggested
- Carbs is 16 (%) worse than suggested
What does it mean?Overall,Nurture Pro Nourish Life Dry Cat Food has a high carbs content that exceeds the suggested level by a lot. This indicates they have a similar nutrition profile as the majority average.
Throughout the analysis, we found out 3 important facts about this pet food line:
- Nutrition ratio similar/slightly better to the majority average
- Clear, named animal products as main ingredient
- Medium to high level of meat content
Based on these, we can conclude Nurture Pro Nourish Life Dry Cat Food is a pet food line with a 3.5 star rating.