Ever wondered what has more protein?

Stephanie ChangtuStephanie Changtu MiamiMember Posts: 1,175
edited 17 September, 2008 in Food & Nutrition
Have you ever looked at the labels and said how come the high quailty canned has 9% protein when the kibble has 50%? Well, actually canned has more protein (meat) and here's how to calculate it. Example: If the canned food label says that the food has 9% protein and 80% moisture, you would that that 80% moisture and subtract it from 100, which gives you 20% dry. Then take the 9% protein and divide it by 20% dry, then multilpy by 100, and you get 45% protein on a dry-weight basis.


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