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Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET

Metabolic Cat Food

Hill's nutritionists & veterinarians developed Prescription Diet Metabolic clinical nutrition specially formulated to help cats lose weight and keep the lost weight off. Naturally works with your cats' unique energy use for easy and effective weight loss. This food stimulates cats' natural ability to burn fat and and provides energy for active play. Its unique fibre blend helps keep cats feeling full and satisfied. In fact, 88% of pets lost weight at home in 2 months when fed the nutrition of Metabolic.* This dry food is made with chicken and has an irresistible taste that makes it easier for pet parents to comply with your recommendation.


* Data on file, Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc.

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  • Key Benefits

    Hill's nutritionists & veterinarians developed Prescription Diet Metabolic clinical nutrition specially formulated to help cats lose weight and keep the lost weight off. Naturally works with your cats' unique energy use for easy and effective weight loss. This food stimulates cats' natural ability to burn fat and and provides energy for active play. Its unique fibre blend helps keep cats feeling full and satisfied. In fact, 88% of pets lost weight at home in 2 months when fed the nutrition of Metabolic.* This dry food is made with chicken and has an irresistible taste that makes it easier for pet parents to comply with your recommendation.


    * Data on file, Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc.


    These characteristics make Prescription Diet Metabolic, veterinary exclusive dry cat food, a useful nutritional aid to activate metabolism in obese or overweight cats:

    KEY FEATURES KEY BENEFITS
    Proprietary blend of synergistic ingredients and nutrients Added Provides appetite regulation, reduces inflammation and activates metabolism.
    Antioxidants High Help protect againsts free radical oxidation to help maintain a healthy immune system
    Fibre Increased Soluble and insoluble Fibre to help trigger satiety, control appetite, and maintain gastrointestinal health.
    L-Carnitine High Helps cats burn fat while sparing lean muscle mass, resulting in more effective weight loss.
    Lysine High Helps metabolise fat for energy production and maintain lean body mass.

    Indications:

    Primary Indications:

    - Weight loss

    - Weight maintenance (obese-prone or post weight loss)


    Other Indications:

    - Diabetes in normal weight, mildly overweight, or obese cats

     

     

    Not Recommended For:

    Growing kittens, pregnant or nursing cats.

    Evidence-Based Clinical Nutrition:

    Clinically proven to reduce body weight by 11% in 2 months. 1

    The nutrition of Metabolic is clinically proven to work with each cat's unique metabolic response activating the body's natural ability to burn excess body fat and affect calorie utilisation. 1,2

    In an in-home feeding study 88% of pets experienced weight loss within 2 months. 3

    Maintains effective and safe rate of up to 1-2% body weight loss weekly during weight loss period. 1

     

    Additional Info:

    Prescription Diet Metabolic has a complete portfolio of dry food, canned food and pouches that are designed to work together to ensure safe and healthy weight loss and easy weight maintenance. Advanced weight management nutrition appropriate for multi-cat households.


    S+OXSHIELD: Formulated to promote a urinary environment that reduces the risk of developing struvite & calcium oxalate crystals


    Other Products to Consider

    - For patients with obesity, including those with diabetes: Prescription Diet m/d Cat Food, Prescription Diet c/d Multicare+Metabolic Cat Food, Prescription Diet c/d Multicare Stress+Metabolic Cat Food, Prescription Diet r/d Cat Food,

    - For patients requiring a weight maintenance food (obese-prone or post weight loss) or with diabetes at a normal weight or mildly overweight: Prescription Diet m/d Cat Food, Prescription Diet w/d Multi-Benefit Cat Food, Prescription Diet c/d Multicare+Metabolic Cat Food, Prescription Diet c/d Multicare Stress+Metabolic Cat Food

    - For patients requiring weight loss or maintenance with concurrent feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD): Prescription Diet c/d Multicare Stress+Metabolic Cat Food, Prescription Diet c/d Multicare+Metabolic Cat Food


    References:

    1. Floerchinger AM, Jackson MI, Jewell DE et al. Effect of feeding a weight loss food beyond a caloric restriction period on body composition and resistance to weight gain in cats. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2015;247:365–374.

    2. Christmann U, Becvarova I, Werre S, Meyer H. Effectiveness of a new dietetic weight management food to achieve weight loss in client-owned obese cats. J Feline Med Surg 2016;18(12):947-953.

    3. Towell T, Forrester SD, Cross S et al. Evaluation of a weight management food designed to increase basal metabolism in a home setting. Intern J Appl Res Vet Med 2015;13(1):14-22.


  • DAILY Feeding Guide

    Determine the amount to feed based on the ideal weight rather than the current weight.

    Provide specific feeding instructions for your patient.

    Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight.

    Reinforce with clients to feed Prescription Diet dry food, canned food & pouches exclusively.


    This is only a guide. Grams are the most accurate form of measurement.

    Monitoring your patient's condition will assure the nutritional recommendation provides the best results.

    Gradually transition to this new food for 7 days or more.


    FOR WEIGHT LOSS

    FOR WEIGHT LOSS
    Ideal Body Weight kg Dry grams
    2 25
    3 35
    4 45
    5 55
    6 65
    7 + 10 per kg

    For Weight Maintenance

    FOR WEIGHT MAINTENANCE
    Ideal Body Weight kg Dry grams
    2 40
    3 55
    4 70
    5 80
    6 95
    7 + 15 per kg

    MIXED FEEDING GUIDE FOR WEIGHT LOSS

    MIXED FEEDING GUIDE FOR WEIGHT LOSS
    Ideal Body Weight kg Pouches 85g Dry grams
    2 1 + 10
    3 1 + 20
    4 1 + 30
    5 1 + 35
    6 1 + 45
    7 + 1 + 8 per kg

    MIXED FEEDING GUIDE FOR WEIGHT MAINTENANCE

    MIXED FEEDING GUIDE FOR WEIGHT MAINTENANCE
    Ideal Body Weight kg Pouches 85g Dry grams
    2 1 + 25
    3 1 + 40
    4 1 + 50
    5 1 + 65
    6 2 + 75
    7 + 1 + 13 per kg

    Prescription Diet™ r/d™ Canine is a complete dietetic pet food for adult dogs for the reduction of excessive body weight. This dietetic pet food has a low energy density.

  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    with Chicken: Chicken (16%) and turkey meal, maize gluten meal, brewers' rice, cellulose, dried tomato pomace, dried beet pulp, flaxseed, coconut oil, digest, animal fat, minerals, fish oil, dried carrots, vitamins, taurine, trace elements and beta-carotene. With a natural antioxidants (mixed tocopherols).

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    3476 kcal/kg (348 kcal/100g)

    רכיב תכולה ב-% במזון1
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 38.2 % 40 % 11 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 12.8 % 13.4 % 3.7 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 29.2 % 30.6 % 8.4 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 9.3 % 9.8 % 2.7 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.93 % 0.97 % 267 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorus 0.72 % 0.76 % 208 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.71 % 0.74 % 204 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.32 % 0.34 % 93 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.089 % 0.093 % 26 mg / 100 kcal
    Taurine 0.24 % 0.25 % 68 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 135 ppm 141 ppm 3.88 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 1184 IU/kg 1240 IU/kg 34.06 IU / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 1.28 % 1.34 % 368 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 2.42 % 2.53 % 696 mg / 100 kcal
    Carnitine 592.2 ppm 620.1 ppm 17.04 mg / 100 kcal

    References:

    1Differs from label guarantees which are either maximums or minimums.
    2The nutrient in the product after moisture is removed. It is used to make direct comparisons of nutrient profiles with differing moisture contents.
    3Nutrient intake for every 100 kilocalories consumed.

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