What is someones filler is another's nutrious ingredient. Some thinks to keep in mind, Most of what you read about dog food is nothing more than marketing B.S. ie corn is a filler. All kibble to hold its shape require a source of starch, the absolute minimium is 19% and at that it is still not really economical practical. So every dog food "kibble" uses some sort as starch "carbohydrate" to act as a binder and add calories and some nutritional content. Those dogs foods that rail against corn, rice, wheat and other grains, simply use other starch sources like like potato or tapioca for which it could easily be said are actual less nutrious than the grains they replace.because of all the fillers that a lot of them have
What Are The Most Healthy Grains, Legumes And Starches?
I heard that I should avoid wheat, corn, and soy, and seek pet foods with tapioca, potato and rice because they are healthier. Is that true?
A: Separating various grains and legumes and then making claims about superiority is a marketing tactic and has little or nothing to do with good cat and dog nutrition
...If the nutritional value of the ingredients you mentioned are measured, the opposite of what you have been told is true: