How to get it? With nutrition that thinks ahead.
Iams® Veterinary Formulas Weight Loss - Restricted-Calorie™ can help your pet safely reach and maintain their optimal weight, promoting entire body health and helping to restore energy and mobility. How? These products use patented carbohydrates and specialized ingredients such as L-Carnitine, so your pet can feel full while consuming fewer calories. The result is that he can maintain muscle mass while losing fat.
How can Weight Loss™ formulas help?
Feeding Restricted-Calorie™ formula is a great way to achieve the appropriate weight. This formula helps trim fat and maintain muscle, and promotes gradual, sensible weight-loss.
Trims fat but retains muscle mass to keep your pet in peak playing condition with ingredients including high-quality protein and L-Carnitine
Corn Grits, Chicken By-Product Meal, Ground Whole Grain Sorghum, Ground Whole Grain Barley, Dried Beet Pulp, Chicken Flavor, Fish Meal, Dried Egg Product, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Brewers Dried Yeast, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Sodium Hexametaphosphate, Fish Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin A Acetate, Ascorbic Acid, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate (source of vitamin B1), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Niacin, Riboflavin Supplement (source of vitamin B2), Inositol, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (source of vitamin B6), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Dicalcium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, Flax Meal, Minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Carbonate), DL-Methionine, Ethoxyquin (a preservative), L-Carnitine, Rosemary Extract
|Crude Protein, minimum||22.00|
|Crude Fat, minimum||6.50|
|Crude Fat, maximum||9.00|
|Crude Fiber, maximum||4.00|
|Vitamin A, minimum||75,000 IU/kg|
|L-Carnitine, minimum||40 mg/kg*|
|Omega-6 Fatty Acids, minimum||1.15*|
|Omega-3 Fatty Acids, minimum||0.20*|
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles. Weight Loss Restricted-Calorie™/Canine Dry Formula is intended for intermittent feeding only or as directed by your veterinarian. Manufactured under U.S. Patent No. 5,932,258, 5,616,569, and 5,965,175.
|Weight||Weight Maintenance||Phase 1 Weight Loss||Phase 2 Weight Loss||Phase 3 Weight Loss|
|3 lbs||1/2 cups||1/3 cups||1/3 cups||1/4 cups|
|10 lbs||1 1/4 cups||1 cups||3/4 cups||2/3 cups|
|20 lbs||2 cups||1 1/3 cups||1 1/4 cups||1 cups|
|30 lbs||2 2/3 cups||1 3/4 cups||1 2/3 cup||1 1/3 cups|
|40 lbs||3 1/4 cups||2 1/4 cups||2 cups||1 2/3 cups|
|50 lbs||3 2/3 cups||2 2/3 cups||2 1/4 cups||1 3/4 cups|
|60 lbs||4 1/4 cups||3 cups||2 1/2 cups||2 cups|
|70 lbs||4 2/3 cups||3 1/4 cups||2 3/4 cups||2 1/3 cups|
|80 lbs||5 cups||3 2/3 cups||3 cups||2 1/2 cups|
|100 lbs||6 cups||4 1/4 cups||3 1/2 cups||3 cups|
Dry/canned mix: For each ½ cup of dry food you may substitute ¼ of a can of food.
These guideline amounts are a starting point and your dog may need more food depending upon age, activity and temperament. In order to reach optimal body condition, you may need to adjust food intake. This chart represents the total recommended volume of food per day. You should divide the total recommended feeding amount by the number of times you feed your dog per day to get the actual portion size per feeding.
3,356 kcal/kg; 217 kcal/cup; 2.27 oz/cup