The pureformance formula is accompanied by chickpeas instead of grains- Also known as Garbanzo Beans, Chickpeas are low glycemic legumes that are a great source of protein, folic acid, fiber, and the essential amino acid lysine. Folic Acid is very important for cardiovascular health and is needed for energy production. Fiber is important in aiding proper digestion. Lysine is vital for many body functions including growth and maintenance of tissues and muscle mass. Simple ingredients are used to bring your pet the best simple nutrition. If you are already preparing food for your dog, Grandma Lucy's Pureformance, Grain-Free Pre-Mix is the perfect addition to your good food recipes. Whether your dog requires a more unique protein or just a variety of meats, the Pureformance Pre-Mix will save you the time of preparing the fruits and vegetables for their diets. Simply measure out your dog's desired amount of Pureformance Pre-Mix, mix with equal amounts of water, add in your dog's favorite protein and serve - it's that simple!