In this list, a large portion of our ingredients, analytical components and nutrients are explained. Does the explanation below not answer your question adequately? Don’t hesitate to contact us.In this list, a large portion of our ingredients, analytical components and nutrients are explained. Does the explanation below not answer your question adequately? Don’t hesitate to contact us.
Potato is gluten-free and a source of easily digestible carbohydrates and in addition, potato also contains protein, fibre, B-vitamins, vitamin C and minerals, such as iron, magnesium, chrome and zinc.
An amino acid is an organic link, which are building blocks for protein. They give the cells structure and ensure transport and storage in the body. In addition, they affect the functions of the organs, tendons, glands and blood vessels and are essential for wound-healing and recovery.
Anise is a herb that is used primarily for its seeds. The seeds naturally reduce phlegm and have an antiseptic effect. It helps keep the airways clear. In addition, anise stimulates the production of mother’s milk, which can have a positive effect on milk production. Anise contains a lot of vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6 and folic acid. In addition, it contains a lot of iron, copper, manganese, calcium, phosphorus, zinc, magnesium and selenium.
Antioxidants are used to increase the shelf-life of the products. They do this by counteracting the oxidation of oxygen. There are natural and unnatural antioxidants.
Apple is a fruit that contains many good nutrients and fibres. These fibres have a positive effect on the digestive system. In addition, there is a lot of vitamin C and potassium in the apple.
Beta-carotene mainly occurs in many vegetables and fruits and in microalgae. It has a pro-vitamin A effect, helps the defence system and has an antioxidant effect.
Beta-glucans are carbohydrates from brewer’s yeast and oats. They contribute to the stimulation of white blood cells for fighting pathogenic bacteria and viruses, which may be present in the body. Beta-glucans offer support to the natural immune system, healthy digestion and healthy and supple joints.
Beet pulp comes from the sugar beet but contains no sugar. It is a source of natural soluble and insoluble fibres, to promote digestion. Beet pulp promotes the intestinal condition and has a positive effect on the quality of the feces.
Stinging nettle is a herb that has a cleansing effect. For example, it is bactericidal, which helps prevent infectious diseases. This also helps for problems like stones and gravel. It is a tonic that is great to use for fatigue and anaemia. Iron also has high levels of iron, calcium, magnesium, vitamins A and C, manganese, calcium and potassium.
Broccoli is a source of vitamins A, B2, B5, B6, B11, C, K, sodium potassium, phosphorous, copper, zinc, calcium, iron, is a rich source of beta-carotene and contains fibres. Broccoli contributes to good digestion and cell protection. In addition, broccoli contributes to strengthening the immune system, the bones, the adrenal glands, the bladder, the connective tissue and the heart.
Brewer’s yeast is a source of protein, amino acids and vitamin B. In addition, brewer’s yeast adds flavour to the food.
Brown rice is naturally gluten-free and contains highly digestible carbohydrates, an important source of energy. In addition, brown rice is a source of thiamine and niacin (B- vitamins) and contains protein and minerals, such as phosphorus, calcium, magnesium and iron. Brown rice contributes to good digestion.
Calcium is a mineral that the body uses for the construction and maintenance of teeth. It also ensures proper functioning of the nerves and muscles. Calcium occurs primarily in milk products, vegetables, nuts and legumes.
Chondroitin, together with glucosamine, is the body’s own nutrient, which is part of the cartilage. Chondroitin promotes the protection of joint cartilage, due to the inhibitory effect on degeneration of existing cartilage. This helps with the promotion of healthy and supple joints.
Chicory root is the root of the chicory plant (Belgian endive). Chicory is a natural source of minerals and contains the substance inulin (a probiotic); this is what the good bacteria in the intestines live on. Chicory root also promotes the release of digestive juices, which activate and support digestion in a broad sense. Chicory root promotes lipolysis (fat breakdown), has a positive effect on the immune system and promotes resistance.
Lemon balm has antiviral and antibacterial effect. It helps with the processing of all kinds of diseases and prevents the flu. In addition, it has a positive effect on the heart, the kidneys and the bladder. It is also good to use for high blood pressure. This is because it contains a lot of minerals and vitamins. It has a large amount of vitamin C, potassium and many antioxidants.
A natural product that contains substances with an antibacterial effect for the bladder. Cranberries keep the bladder clean and improve disease-resistance when used regularly. This decreases the chance of urinary tract infections or a bladder infection. The substances in cranberries do not attach to harmful bacteria; this ensures that the bacteria cannot attach to the cells of the urinary tract. Cranberries also contain a lot of fibre, vitamin C and vitamin E..
Duck is a source of high-quality protein with a high acceptance rate. Duck is rich in vitamins B1, B6, B12 and zinc. In addition, it contains vitamin B2 and the minerals iron, phosphorous and selenium. Duck also adds flavour to the food.
Egg is a source of high-quality protein, fats, vitamins A, B2, B12, D, iron, zinc, phosphorous and selenium.
Peas are a natural source of protein, fibres, vitamins B1, B2 and C and the minerals calcium and iron
There are eight essential sugars. Essentially, this means that they must be present in food; the body does not produce them or produces them insufficiently. But these sugars do play an important role in the communication between the cells. Essential sugars occur particularly in vegetables and fruit. They prevent the binding of parasites, contribute to wound-healing and increase the absorption of calcium, minerals and vitamins. In addition, they strengthen the intestinal flora and have a healing effect on the mucus membrane. They increase disease-resistance, strengthen the immune system and have an anti-inflammatory effect. They also contribute to tissue- building. For these reasons, our products contain vegetables and fruit.
A pheasant is a bird that is categorised as venison. It contains vitamins B1, B2, B6 and B12. In addition, there are large amounts of sodium, potassium and phosphorous in the pheasant. Pheasant adds flavour to the food.
Folic acid is a type of water-soluble vitamin B. Is also called vitamin B11 sometimes. Folic acid has a positive effect on the conversion of amino acids, the conversion of red blood cells and the decreased risk of heart problems.
FOS is an indigestible dietary fibre, extracted from certain types of vegetables and fruit. Despite the fact that FOS is an indigestible fibre, it is quickly absorbed by bacteria in the large intestine during the fermentation process. Due to this absorption, fatty acids, also called volatile fatty acids, are released. The volatile fatty acids increase the acidity in the intestines, maintain and renew the intestinal cells and cover the wall of the large intestine. FOS promotes calcium absorption in the intestines. In addition, FOS promotes bowel function and slows down the growth of ‘harmful bacteria’ and supports digestion.
Phosphorous is a mineral that strengthens bones and teeth; in addition, it has a strong effect on the energy metabolism in the body. Phosphorus occurs especially in milk products, fish, meat, legumes and wholemeal products.
Shrimps are crustaceans that are full of vitamins and minerals. They contain vitamins B1, B2, B6, B11, B12, C and D. In addition, they also contain the minerals sodium, potassium, phosphorous, calcium, iron, copper, magnesium and zinc. They are also a good source of Omega 3.
We use animal gelatine that is derived from bones, tissue and cartilage. Gelatine contains collagen, which contributes to healthy, elastic skin. In addition, it enables the creation of new skin cells. Gelatine is good for bones, teeth, hair and nails. Gelatine also has a positive effect on the intestines and the liver.
Poultry fat is a good source of animal fats and is rich in Omega 6 fatty acids.
Poultry meat meal has a high-quality protein content and is easy to digest.
Millet is a grain that belongs to the grass family. It is gluten-free and consists mostly of carbohydrates. Millet therefore provides a lot of energy. It has a protein content of about 10% and contain different amino acids.
Glucosamine, together with chondroitin, is the body’s own nutrient, which is part of the cartilage. Glucosamine stimulates the creation of new cartilage and promotes its suppleness. This helps the promotion of healthy and supple joints.
Green Lipped mussel extract has a very powerful anti-inflammatory effect. It is effective in a low dose. Green Lipped mussel extract is very effective for arthritis and osteoarthritis and quickly repairs the muscles after exertion.
Guar gum is a substance that comes from the guar plant. Three-quarters of it consists of good dietary fibres. This natural product is usually used as a thickening agent.
Oats are gluten-free and rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Oats contain starch with a slow, complete digestion rate, which provides a feeling of saturation and decreases the chance to become overweight. Oats supports the digestive system. In addition, the oil from oats consists of 80% unsaturated fats, which contributes to decreasing the chance of cardiovascular disorders. Oats are a source of beta glucans. These dietary fibres ensure slower and better digestion of the food in the stomach. In addition, they play an important role stabilizing the composition of the microflora in the large intestine. This microflora is essential for the digestion of nutrients and a robust immune system.
Deer meat is venison, which is rich in many different vitamins and minerals. It contains vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, C and E. In addition, there are large amounts of calcium, iron, phosphorous, potassium and sodium in deer meat. It also adds flavour to the food.
Iron is an essential component of haemoglobin. This pigment takes care of oxygen transport in the red blood corpuscles, just like myoglobin in the muscles and is an essential nutrient for preventing anaemia. Iron also supplies oxygen to the cells.
Lodine is important for the function of the thyroid; without iodine, the thyroid cannot function.
Carob pod meal is a source of fibre. In addition, carob pod meal contains tannins, which ensure that the pathogenic bacteria have difficulty attaching to the intestinal wall. Carob pod meal promotes good intestinal function and contributes to good feces quality.
Potassium is a mineral that is involved in keeping the moisture balance and blood pressure in the body intact. It occurs in most types of foods and is essential to the body.
Turkey is a source of highly digestible protein with a high acceptance rate. Turkey is rich in vitamins B1, B6, B2, B12 and zinc. In addition, it contains the minerals iron, phosphorus and selenium. Turkey adds a good flavour to the food.
Camomile is a herb that has an anti-inflammatory and antiseptic effect. In addition, it is good for combating stomach and intestinal complaints, sore throat, cough, mouth infections and skin problems. There are many different vitamins and minerals in camomile, such as B1, C, sulphur, calcium and fructose.
Chicken is a source of high-quality protein with a high acceptance rate. Chicken is rich in vitamins B1, B6, B12 and zinc. In addition, it contains vitamin B2 and the minerals iron, phosphorus and selenium. In addition, chicken adds flavour to the food.
Garlic has an anti-inflammatory and antibacterial function. It is also said to be a flee-repellent.
Rabbit is a source of highly digestible protein with high acceptance rate. Rabbit is rich in vitamins B1, B2, B6, B12 and zinc. In addition, it contains the minerals iron, phosphorous and selenium. Rabbit meat contributes to a good flavour of the food.
Copper promotes the absorption of iron in the intestines. Copper contributes to the prevention of anaemia. It is also responsible for the pigmentation of the coat (synthesis of maline).
Krill is rich in protein, astaxanthin (natural antioxidant, see explanation with salmon) and Omega 3 fatty acids (EPA, LNA and DHA). Krill increases immunity, supports coat and skin condition, promotes cardiovascular health and ensures better fat-burning. Adding krill to the food enhances its flavour.
Lamb is a source of high-quality protein and is rich in vitamins B1, B2, B6, B12 and zinc. In addition, it contains the minerals iron, phosphorus and selenium. Lamb meat enhances the flavour of the food.
Linseed is a source of Omega 3 (see Omega 3 fatty acids). The Omega 3 in our linseed has the highest plant-based Omega 3 content.
Lupine is rich in protein, calcium, magnesium and iron. In addition, it is full of dietary fibres and contains little fat. Lupin decreases cholesterol content and blood pressure and improves intestinal function. Ingestion of Lupin promotes the digestion of the minerals and trace elements in the food. Lupin contains Omega 3 fatty acid and contributes to the production of energy in our muscles.
Alfalfa is a source of natural antioxidants, enzymes, vitamins A, C, E and the minerals iron, phosphorus, zinc, copper, selenium and magnesium. Alfalfa contributes to a strong immune system.
Macleaya cordate is a plant-based ingredient that promotes intestinal function and digestion.
A macrophage is a cell whose body protects it from infections. It forms a second barrier from the body and eats the intruder from the inside.
MOS are fibres that contribute to a balanced bacterial population in the intestines. MOS has a positive effect on the digestive tract, it decreases the chance of pathogenic bacteria attaching to the intestinal wall. MOS also supports the immune system.
Corn is a gluten-free grain type. Corn is a source of high-quality protein and carbohydrates. In addition, it contains the minerals iron, calcium, phosphorous, potassium, magnesium, zinc and vitamins B1, B2, B6, and vitamin E.
Manganese is a trace element that plays an important role in the formation of cartilage between the bones and the joints. In addition, manganese plays an active role in the function of the energy centre of the cell (mitochondria).
Milk thistle is a tall upright thistle. It is known for being protective of the liver. It prevents a shortage of glutathione, a substance that enables detoxification in the liver.
MSM is anti-inflammatory and contributes to better use of nutrients. In addition, MSM contributes to healthy and supple joints. MSM is a natural painkiller.
On the packaging label, ‘raw ash’ is used as a synonym for minerals. The minerals in the food can be sub-divided into macro-elements and trace elements. There are large amounts of macro-elements in the food. There is a very small amount of trace elements in the food (mg/ kg). Despite the small amount, these minerals are essential for the body. Minerals are important for one or more functions of the body.
STPP contributes to the production and maintenance of strong bones, supple joints and healthy teeth.
Ocean-caught, whitefish is a source of high quality protein, Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids, vitamins B6 and B12, iodine phosphorous and selenium. In addition, whitefish contains vitamin A and enhances the flavour of the food.
Omega 3 is an essential fatty acid, which occurs especially in fish types and certain vegetable oils (linseed, soy). The best-known Omega 3 fatty acids are EPA, LNA (ALA) and DHA. Omega 3 has an anti-inflammatory effect and is essential for the development of the brain and the nervous system. In addition, Omega 3 strengthens the immune system, the skin and coat conditions and provides energy to your dog or cat.
Omega 6 is a polyunsaturated fatty acid. It reduces the risk of heart problems. The best ratio is at 1:2 ratio of Omega 3/Omega 6. At Renske, we consider the Omega 3/Omega 6 ratio very important.
Oregano is a green herb that is good for strengthening the immune system. It is a very powerful antibiotic. It directly combats viruses, bacteria and infections. In addition, oregano is a source of vitamins A, B3, B6, C, E and K. It also contains a lot of minerals, like iron, manganese, calcium, potassium and zinc.
The papaya is a fruit that is rich in beta-carotene; in addition, a papaya is full of vitamin C. Iron and calcium are important components of the papaya.
The pear is a fruit that contains many dietary fibres, in addition, it contains a fair amount of potassium, which ensures that a pear promotes good health. A pear also has vitamins and minerals, like vitamin C, B6 and potassium.
Parsley contains vitamin A, has a diuretic function and promotes the secretion of waste products via the kidneys. It contributes to bladder health and stimulates digestion.
Pumpkin is very healthy. This vegetable is very rich in vitamins, especially A, C and E. In addition, it contains many valuable minerals and Omega 3 fatty acids, which have a very positive effect of the brain and its development. The pumpkin is a natural anti-inflammatory. Research has shown that pumpkin even decreases the risk of cancer.
Rice is naturally gluten-free and primarily contains carbohydrates, an important source of energy. In addition, rice contains protein, vitamins and minerals (such as phosphorus and potassium). Rice promotes digestion.
Red beets are a good source of vitamins and minerals. They contain a special type of iron that is easy for the body to digest. The red beet also contains a fair amount of manganese, folic acid, potassium, beta-carotene and iron. Vitamins B2, B5, B6, B11 and C can also be found in red beets.
Rosemary is a natural antioxidant that protects healthy cells and tissues. Rosemary also promotes digestions. Rosemary extract and vitamin E ensure that the food has a longer shelf life; we do not add any chemical preservatives.
Rosehips are a source of vitamins and minerals. They are rich in vitamin A, B1, B2 and C, which causes them to have a positive effect on bones and muscles. In addition, they also help increase disease-resistance, including resistance to infections. Another function of rosehips is that they have a positive effect on digestion. They help remove waste and free radicals from your intestines.
The raw ash is the total amount of minerals in the food. Because minerals cannot be burned, the amount of raw ash is measured by means of burning. The food is burned and what remains is the raw ash (mineral).
Raw pulp consists of insoluble fibres, it indicates a percentage with the total amount of raw fibre in a specific product.
The percentage of the total amount of protein in the product.
The percentage of the total amount of fats in the product.
Sage seed is a source of minerals, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, manganese, zinc and vitamins B1, B2, B3 and B9. Sage seed promotes bowel function and improves the condition of the gums.
Selenium is an antioxidant that, in cooperation with vitamin E, plays a role in the protection of the cells, particularly the muscle cells. In addition, selenium supports the immune system.
Comfrey is considered a wild vegetable that contains a lot of vitamins and minerals. It contains vitamin A, C, E and different variants of vitamin B. In addition, the plant contains the minerals calcium, potassium, phosphorous, iron, zinc and manganese.
Sorghum is a gluten-free grain type that is rich in vitamin B. Sorghum promotes digestion and is good for the nervous system.
Spinach is a natural antioxidant that is rich in carotene, vitamin A, C, E, folic acid, potassium, iron and calcium.
Surimi is a product made from whitefish. It is ground into a paste and by adding other ingredients, a jelly-like structure is created. Just like whitefish, surimi also has a high content of Omega 3, iodine, phosphorous, iron and selenium. In addition, it also contains vitamin B6 and B12.
The tomato is a vegetable that belongs to the superfoods group. It contains many vitamins and minerals, like vitamin C, B6 and potassium. It also plays a positive role in the maintenance of the heart, blood vessels and blood pressure.
Tonic is a substance that has a supportive function for specific organs. It often consists of different substances and herbs found in plants. It decreases a number of disease symptoms.
Tuna is an ocean fish that contains a lot of Omega 3 fatty acids. In addition, tuna is high in protein content and has a great flavour acceptance rate. Tuna contains relatively few carbohydrates and a lot of vitamins and minerals. For example, vitamin A, B1, B2, B6, B11, B12 and D. In addition, it contains the minerals sodium, potassium, phosphorous, calcium, iron and zinc.
Fibres are important substances that help stimulate digestion. In addition, they provide a satiated feeling after eating. Fibres primarily come from the cell walls of plants and all fibres are also from vegetable material.
Vitamin A, also known as retinol, supports vision, contributes to healthy bones, teeth, and healthy skin and coat (sebum production). In addition, it supports the synthesis of hormones (reproduction).
B1 > Also known as thiamine, a B-vitamin that contributes to proper functioning of the nervous system B2 > Also known as riboflavin, a B- vitamin that contributes to skin and coat quality and energy management. B3 > Also known as niacin, contributes to preventing the skin from drying out, by supporting the skin in the synthesis of sebum. B5 > Also known as pantothenic acid. This B-vitamin plays an important role in the metabolism of carbohydrates and fats. B6 > Also known as pyridoxine, this B- vitamin plays an important role in metabolism, particularly the metabolism of protein and enzymes. Supports the nervous system and healthy skin and coat. B9 > also known as folic acid, this B-vitamin plays an important role in the development of tissue and the nervous system. B12 > Also known as cobalamin, this B-vitamin plays an important role in the production of red blood cells and protein metabolism.
Also known as calciferol. This vitamin contributes to the regulation of calcium and phosphorous. In addition, vitamin D3 increases the absorption of Calcium in the intestines, to regulate the blood. Vitamin D3 also supports a healthy immune system, strong bones & teeth and protein metabolism.
Also known as tocopherol, this vitamin is an (organic) antioxidant and is important for the production of red blood cells. In addition, it supports reproduction and the immune system and protects the cell membranes.
The percentage of the total amount of moisture in the product.
Asparagus is a vegetable that has a lot of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients, for example, vitamin B1, B2, B6 and vitamin C. In addition, it contains potassium, calcium iron, phosphorus and zinc. Asparagus is good for liver and kidney disorders and low blood pressure
Whitefish consists of cod, haddock, plaice and tilapia. This whitefish is rich in vitamins B6 and B12. In addition, it contains the minerals phosphorus, iodine, iron and selenium. The fish also has a high protein and fat (Omega 3) content, which contributes to good health.
Carrots are a natural source of antioxidants, fibre, vitamin A and minerals. In addition, carrots are rich in beta-carotene, which is converted into vitamin A in the body.
Yucca schidigera is a natural antioxidant that is rich in minerals, enzymes, vitamins and minerals. Yucca contributes to the activation of metabolism, offers support to the immune system and decreases body and feces odour.
Salmon is a source of high-quality protein, vitamin B2, vitamin B6, vitamin D and Omega 3 fatty acids. In addition, salmon is rich in vitamin A, vitamin B12, iodine, phosphorous and selenium. Salmon contains astaxanthin (from the sea), this is a super-antioxidant that counteracts the effects of ageing. Astaxanthin is a natural antioxidant that offers protection from free radicals and focusing of the eye lens. In addition, it counteracts ageing of the skin, so that the skin and coat condition remain optimal. It also counteracts muscle fatigue and supports the prevention of infertility. Salmon is a hypoallergenic, highly digestible protein that supports weight control and enhances the flavour of the food.
A natural source of Omega 3. Salmon oil helps reduce inflammatory responses, keeps the joints supple and supports skin and coat condition.
Seaweed is a natural source of minerals (including calcium, iodine and sodium). Seaweed is rich in 12 vitamins (including vitamins A, C, D and E). In addition, it provides a source of vegetable protein and EPA, an omega-3 fatty acid. Seaweed supports digestion and promotes healthy skin and coat and strong muscles.
Zinc plays an important role in the production of protein and is therefore important for the growth and the renewal of tissue (keeping the skin, coat and nails healthy). In addition, zinc plays an important role in the reproduction and the transport of vitamin A in the blood.
Sweet potato is a gluten- and grain-free source of carbohydrates, which provide energy. In addition, sweet potato is rich in antioxidants, dietary fibre, vitamin A and C, iron, calcium and beta-carotene.
Sunflower seeds are very healthy. They contain a lot of vitamins, minerals, Omega 3 fatty acids, Omega 6 fatty acids, fibre and protein. Sunflower seeds even have an anti-cancer effect. In addition, the seeds contain a lot of magnesium, which counteracts stress and nervousness.
The coneflower (or echinacea) is well-known for its medicinal effect. It has a positive effect on the functions of the throat, nose and ear. It stimulates a fast response from the body to protect it from pathogens, fighting bacteria, fungi and viruses. In addition, it has a positive effect on the presence of macrophages, which consume germs. The coneflower has several disease-fighting properties and improves disease-resistance. In addition to fighting external problems, it has a positive effect of fighting internal infectious diseases, for example bladder infections, kidney infection, prostate infection. The coneflower contains a lot of vitamins and minerals like vitamin C, silicon, iron and aluminium.