Comparison of carbohydrate content between grain-containing and grain-free dry cat diets and between reported and calculated carbohydrate values

  title={Comparison of carbohydrate content between grain-containing and grain-free dry cat diets and between reported and calculated carbohydrate values},
  author={Lori R Prantil and Cailin R Heinze and Lisa M Freeman},
  journal={Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery},
  pages={349 - 355}
Objectives The aim of this study was to compare the carbohydrate content of grain-containing and grain-free dry cat diets and compare major protein and carbohydrate sources of these diets. Methods This was a cross-sectional study of 77 randomly selected dry cat diets (42 grain-containing, 35 grain-free). Reported carbohydrate values were compared between grain-containing and grain-free cat diets. A subset of 25% of diets from each category (grain-containing and grain-free) was analyzed and… Expand
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