Ingredient Database:
iron proteinate

Best available AAFCO definition: "Metal Proteinate" is the product resulting from the chelation of a soluble salt with amino acids and/or partially hydrolyzed protein. It must be declared as an ingredient as the specific metal proteinate.

Simple Definition: A chelated (more easily absorbed) form of iron.

Iron is an essential mineral, best known for its role in oxygen transportation. It is a mediator of enegrgy production.

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Supplement: This was added to ensure your pet doesn't face any vitamin, mineral, or other nutrient deficiencies.

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