Barley

Barley is a major food and animal feed crop, a member of the grass family Poaceae. Ground barley is the entire barley kernel, ground or chopped.

Beef

Natura uses only quality beef, not beef by-products (as defined by AAFCO).

Beef Cartilage

We’re sorry no definition is currently available for this ingredient. If you would like to discuss this ingredient or have any other questions, please contact one of Natura’s knowledgeable Product Advisors at 800-532-7261 between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. (CT) or email us. Thank you.

Beef Meal

Beef meal is the rendered product from beef tissues, exclusive of any added blood, hair, hoof, horn, hide trimmings, manure, stomach and rumen contents, except in such amounts as may occur unavoidably in good processing practices.

Beets

Beets, also known as beetroot, are a biennial or annual root vegetable of the family Chenopodiaceae (goosefoot family).

Bentonite

An absorbent aluminum silicate clay formed from volcanic ash.

Beta Carotene

Beta Carotene is a carotenoid derived from plants that can serve as a precursor to vitamin A in the dog but not the cat. Beta Carotene also has antioxidant properties that can be beneficial to both dogs and cats.

Biotin

Biotin is a water-soluble, nitrogen-containing B-vitamin essential for growth and well-being in animals.

Bison

Bison meat is more in demand as increasingly health-conscious people are seeking a lean red meat.

Blueberries

Blueberries are the edible fruit of the blueberry bush.

Broccoli

We’re sorry no definition is currently available for this ingredient. If you would like to discuss this ingredient or have any other questions, please contact one of Natura’s knowledgeable Product Advisors at 800-532-7261 between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. (CT) or email us. Thank you.

Bromelain

An enzyme found in pineapples that breaks down other proteins, such as collagen and muscle fiber. It is used as a meat tenderizer in the food industry.

Brown Rice

The whole rice kernel containing the nutrient-rich bran with only the rice hull removed.

Buffalo

Buffalo meat is more in demand as increasingly health-conscious people are seeking a lean red meat.

Butter

Butter is a dairy product made by churning fresh or fermented cream or milk. Butter is used as a spread, as a condiment and in cooking applications such as baking, sauce making, and frying.