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Lotus Wholesome Senior Recipe Dry Dog Food is hot extruded (which means it's processed under extreme heat and pressure) and made with feed grade ingredients, which are unfit for human consumption. It contains 20 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 3 anti-nutrients including Pea Fiber, Soybean Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols, and Sweet Potatoes (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 2 other sketchy ingredients, including Brewers Dried Yeast and Garlic.

Warning Due to this being a grain-free food that contains legumes or potatoes this Lotus recipe may be implicated in the FDA's ongoing investigation into diet-related Dilated Cardiomyopathy (or DCM), a potentially fatal heart condition.

Read our article about Grain Free Foods And Heart Failure
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Lotus
  • Air-Dried
  • Human Grade
  • All-Natural
  • No Anti-Nutrients
  • No Sketchy Ingredients
  • Hot Extruded Kibble
  • Feed Grade
  • 20 Synthetics
  • 3 Anti-Nutrients
  • 2 Sketchy Ingredients

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Lotus Wholesome Senior Recipe Dry Dog Food
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Hot Extruded Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
3 Anti-Nutrients:
Pea fiber, Soybean oil (preserved with mixed tocopherols, Sweet potatoes
All-Natural
20 Synthetics:
And citric acid), Calcium carbonate, Potassium chloride, Zinc proteinate, L-ascrobyl-2-polyphosphate (a source of vitamin c), Glucosamine hydrochloride, Iron proteinate, Chondroitin sulfate, Vitamin e supplement, Copper proteinate, Manganese proteinate, Sodium selenite, Calcium pantothenate, Folic acid, Vitamin a supplement, Calcium iodate, Vitamin b12 supplement, Thiamine mononitrate, Pyridoxine hydrochloride (source of vitamin b6), Vitamin d3 supplement
Nothing sketchy
2 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Brewers dried yeast, Garlic
Ingredients:
USDA Beef, Beef Liver, Beef Bone, Pumpkin, Millet, Wild Salmon Oil, Sunflower Oil, Kale, Flaxseed, Zucchini, Sea Salt, Parsely, Kelp, Chicory Root, Turmeric, Mixed Tocopherols, Ginger, Selenium Yeast, Blueberries, Carrots, Apples, Tomatoes, Shiitake Mushrooms, Broccoli, Oranges, Cranberries, Spinach, Beets, Tart Cherries, Strawberries
Ingredients:
Chicken, Whole Ground Rye, Chicken Liver, Pollock, Whole Ground Brown Rice, Ground Barley, Oatmeal, Dried Egg Product, Pea Fiber, Brewers Dried Yeast, Soybean Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols, and Citric Acid), Calcium Carbonate, Pumpkin, Apples, Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, Spinach, Blueberries, Potassium Chloride, Salmon Oil, Olive Oil, Garlic, Flaxseed, Salt, Zinc Proteinate, L-Ascrobyl-2-Polyphosphate (a Source of Vitamin C), Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Iron Proteinate, Chondroitin Sulfate, Vitamin E Supplement, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Solubles, Dried Lactobacillus Lactis Fermentation Solubles, and Dried Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Solubles, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, New Zealand Green Mussel, Dried Kelp, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Inulin, Niacin, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Pantothenate, Folic Acid, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin, Calcium Iodate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Source of Vitamin B6), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Rosemary Extract.