Is Tuscan Natural Grain Free Dry Dog Food Good?
Tuscan Natural Grain Free Dry Dog Food is a "nearly best" pet food line with a 4.5-star rating — around 5% of all the pet food we analyze fall in this tier.
They have a great nutrition ratio (Mainly protein and Less carbs), named animal products as main ingredients, and contains a significant amount of meat. We recommend this!
- High Protein — over 35%!
- Low Carbs — Less than 28%
- Consists Mostly Good Quality Ingredients
- Use Organic Minerals to Improve Absorption
- Aid Digestion with Probiotics
- Zero Risky Ingredient
- Contain Allergic Ingredients
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 choosingThere is only one recipe in the line. Choose based on my rating on this pet food line!
To rate Tuscan Natural Grain Free Dry Dog Food, we will take one representative recipe to evaluate the nutrition, ingredients and meat content of this product line.
We have chosen Tuscan Carne Grain Free.
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||30% or more||39%|
|Fat||15% or more||23%|
|Carbs||Less than 28%||26%|
|Fiber||Less than 5%||3.4%|
41 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.
Humanely Raised TurkeyAnimal Protein
Humanely Raised ChickenAnimal Protein
Turkey Meal From Humanely Raised TurkeysAnimal Protein
Chicken Meal From Humanely Raised ChickensAnimal Protein
Sustainably Farmed Russet Burbank PotatoesCarbs
Sustainably Farmed PeasCarbs, Plant Protein
Whitefish Meal From Ocean Caught WhitefishAnimal Protein
Herring Meal From Ocean Caught HerringAnimal Protein
Essential Fatty Acids From Chicken FatFat
Sustainably Farmed FlaxseedFat
Olive Oil From Old Growth TreesFat
Natural FlavorFood Additive
Sustainably Farmed Alfalfa MealCarbs, Plant Protein
Sustainably Farmed ApplesCarbs
Sustainably Farmed TomatoesCarbs
Sustainably Farmed CarrotsCarbs
Vitamin E SupplementSupplement
Vitamin B-12 SupplementSupplement
Vitamine A AcetateSupplement
Vitamin D3 SupplementSupplement
Sodium SeleniteFood Additive
Dried Lactobacillus AcidophilusProbiotics
Dried Aspergillus NigerProbiotics
Dried Trichoderma LongibrachiatumProbiotics
Dried Bacillus Subtilis Fermentation ProductProbiotics
Ingredients QualityMost ingredients are considered as Good ingredients, but we do find 3 Concerned and 1 Bad ingredients from Tuscan Carne Grain Free. Check from the above list to view the details.
- Sustainably Farmed Russet Burbank Potatoes
- Natural Flavor
- Sodium Selenite
- Ethylenediamine Dihydroiodide
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.
1 / 7 (14%)in top 7 ingredients
39%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 High !
We believe it is made of primarily animal ingredients, and most protein should come from animal sources. Your furbabies will love it just like me!
Tuscan Natural Grain Free Dry Dog 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 1 recipe, the group has an average of 39% protein, 23% fat and 26% carbohydrate.
（Protein and Fat: Higher the better丨Carbs: Lower the better）
- Protein is 9 (%) better than suggested
- Fat is 8 (%) better than suggested
- Carbs is -2 (%) better than suggested
What does it mean?Overall,Tuscan Natural Grain Free Dry Dog Food has a nutrition ratio that is close to the suggested level. This indicates they are better than the majority average.
Throughout the analysis, we found out 3 important facts about this pet food line:
- Good nutrition ratio — close to suggested level
- Major ingredients from animals
- High level of meat content
Based on these, we can conclude Tuscan Natural Grain Free Dry Dog Food is a pet food line with a 4.5 star rating.