Overall, Pronature Holistic Nordikö is an average cat food, earning 6 out of a possible 10 paws based on its nutritional analysis and ingredient list. For more information on our cat food analysis techniques, please click here.
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When evaluating a cat food, the first five ingredients can tell you a lot about the quality of a product as they make up the bulk of the product. Ideally, you're looking for quality protein sources with a minimum of cheap starches, fillers or by-products. Continuing down the ingredient list, look for ingredients that resemble real food with a minimal number of unpronounceable chemicals - the same as you would for human food.
Pronature Holistic Nordikö includes the following:
Note - a bolded ingredient in the above tables indicates it is one of the first five ingredients listed by the product manufacturer.Although not the first product listed (which is the most plentiful), Pronature Holistic Nordikö does contain with its top ingredients turkey which are considered quality protein sources.
Additionally, it's worth noting that this product does not list either by-products nor bulk-adding fillers within its top ingredients. By-products are considered inferior, lesser quality ingredients. Common fillers typically used to add bulk to the product are not required in your cat's diet. Together, their combined absence may be indicative of a higher quality product.
Allergen alert: This product contains menhaden fish oil which may be problematic for cats who suffer from seafood food allergies.
Compared to the other 3124 cat foods in our database, Pronature Holistic Nordikö has:
Using the calculations provided by the AAFCO, Pronature Holistic Nordikö has approximately 368 calories per 100g (104 calories/ounce), which is compared to the average of the other dry cat foods in the CatFoodDB.
All the product information on this page is based on data collected from
the manufacturer's product website as retrieved on
February 18, 2018.
The authoritative source for ingredient lists and nutritional analysis for any pet food is always the pet food manufacturer.
Ingredients as published by the cat food manufacturer:
Poultry meal, turkey, lentils, sweet potatoes, poultry fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid), suncured alfalfa, tapioca, natural flavor, flaxseed, menhaden fish oil, cranberries, apples, carrots, minerals [ferrous sulfate, zinc oxide, manganous oxide, zinc proteinate, manganese proteinate, sodium selenite, copper proteinate, calcium iodate], vitamins [alpha-tocopherol acetate (a source of Vitamin E), nicotinic acid, d-calcium pantothenate, Vitamin A supplement, cholecalciferol (a source of Vitamin D3), thiamine mononitrate, biotin, riboflavin, pyridoxine hydrochloride, Vitamin B12 supplement, folic acid], choline chloride, dried kelp, monosodium phosphate, DL-methionine, taurine, salt, kale, thyme, sage, blueberries, maitake mushroom, ascorbic acid (Vitamin C), yucca schidigera extract, dried papaya, rosemary extract
Nutritional information as published by the cat food manufacturer.*
The manufacturer's published guaranteed analysis values normalized for moisture content.
*Note that some nutritional percentages reported are only estimated values, and are indicated as such as (est). Each cat food manufacturer is required by law to publish a Guaranteed Analysis, which defines each product's maximum values of fiber, moisture and ash in addition to the minimum values of protein and fat contained within. Exact nutritional percentages are not available and hence all calculated values (including carbohydrate percentages and calorie amounts) are determined using these minimum and maximum published values and therefore may differ from actual values.
Although a high score may be indicative of a higher-quality product it is not a guarantee. Similarly, a low score may or may not indicate an inferior product. The best food for your cat is the one that meets their individual needs.