Mackerel

Mackerel is a food fish of the North Atlantic. We use the clean tissue of undecomposed whole mackerel and/or mackerel cuttings. There is currently no official AAFCO definition for mackerel.

Magnesium

Magnesium is a cation within the body's cells, active in many enzyme systems.

Manganese

Manganese is a micromineral and functions as a component of several cell enzymes that catalyze metabolic reactions.

Marigold Extract

The natural solution for petfood manufacturers wishing to include lutein esters. Exhibits anti-microbial & anti-inflamatory properties, stimulating production of white cells & strengthening the immune system.

Meat Meal

Meat meal is the rendered product from mammal 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.

Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex

Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (Vitamin K3)‰ÛÒ Currently the only AAFCO-approved, safe, and effective source of vitamin K activity for cat foods and treats.

Met-Cysteine

Met-Cysteine is a compound of Methionine and Cysteine.

Methionine

Methionine is a natural amino acid.

Milk

The milk Natura uses is fresh whole pasteurized milk that is lactose-free. The milk and cottage cheese used in our foods are excellent sources of calcium, protein, phosphorus and several vitamins. This is the reason they are added to Innova formulas.

Millet

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.

Minerals

Minerals are inorganic substances essential for a host of vital processes within the body.

Mixed Tocopherols

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.

Moisture

Moisture represents the water provided by the food. The moisture level of dry pet food generally ranges from 7% to 10%, while the moisture level of canned foods generally ranges from 75% to 80%.

Monosodium Phosphate

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.

Montmorillonite Clay

French green clay (also a smectite), used as an anti-caking agent.