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Bearded Dragon Nutrition
Compiled by Debbie Shannon


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The following is a list of food for Bearded Dragons. This information was put together from the list found at Beautiful Dragons.
The protein, fat, fiber, sugar and water amounts were taken from the USDA National Nutrient Database where possible.

Most of the languages of food names listed are from Melissa Kaplan's Herp Care Collection.

The language abbreviations are: DE = Germany, FR = French, IA = Indonesia, IT = Italian, MA = Malaysia, NE = Netherlands,
SE = Sweden, SP = Spanish, US = US English, UK = UK English

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NEVER FEED
Dangerous, may cause death!

STAPLE
Good to feed daily

OCCASIONALLY
at infrequent or irregular intervals; now and then

RARELY
on rare occasions; infrequently; seldom

QUESTIONABLE
open to question or dispute; doubtful or uncertain



DANGER

Food Item Ca:P Protein Fat Fiber Sugar Water Notes Preparation Languages
Avocado (raw, all commercial varieties) 1:4 2.00% 14.66% 6.7% 0.66% 73.23% Unknown toxicity - deadly for birds (US, IT); aguacate (SP); avocat (FR)
Bran, Wheat (crude, substrate) 1:73 15.55% 4.25% 42.8% 0.41% 9.89% High phosphorus and fiber son de blé (substrat) (FR)
Fire Flies - Lighting Bug TOXIC!!!! TOXIC!! Use activated charcoal product to combat poisoning or seek a vet immediately. luciole (FR)
Rhubarb (raw) 6:1 0.90% 0.20% 1.8% 1.10% 93.61% Highly toxic! High oxalates (13,360 ppm) (US). ruibarbo (SP); rabarbaro (IT); rhubarbe (FR)

STAPLE

Ca:P Protein Fat Fiber Sugar Water Notes Preparation Languages
Alfalfa Seeds Sprouted (raw) 1.1:2 3.99% 0.69% 1.9% 0.20% 92.82% Great staple (alfalfa plant has different values but sprouts are readily available) alfalfa (US, NE, SP); Buffalo grass (US); germes de luzerne (FR); erba medica, pianta medica foraggio (IT); Jatt; Kaba Yonca; Lucerne; Mielga; Mu Su; Rucola, Rauke (DE)
Arugula (raw) 3:1 2.58% 0.66% 1.6% 2.05% 91.71% High vitamin A ( 24 IU/g), bitter flavor that attracts picky eaters. Good Ca:ph ratio (US); rocket (UK); roquette (FR); rucula, rucola (IT)
Black Soldier Fly Larva (Phoenix/Repti / Calci) 1:0.66 17.30% 9.40% 70% Very good Ca:P, also natural lauric acid fights coccidian vers (FR)
Butterworms 42/100mg 16.20% 5.20% 59% High in calcium, good source of protein and low in fat. Expensive vers (FR)
Cactus Pad / Leaf (raw) 2.3:1 0.80% 0.50% Great staple veggie, high calcium Should be peeled, finely chopped, sliced or shredded

Cactus Pear (Prickly Pear) 2.3:1 0.73% 0.51% 3.6% 87.55% Great staple veggie, high calcium Should be peeled, finely chopped, sliced or shredded (US) Cactus vrucht (NE), Figue de Barbarie (FR); fico d'India, fico moresco (IT)
Collard Greens (raw) 14.5:1 3.02% 0.61% 4.0% 0.46% 89.62% Great staple, high calcium, moderate oxalates Tear into larger pieces or strips. Finely chop, shred or discard stems. (US). borecale, rosette colewort, watercress (UK), spring greens, pamphrey (UK); chou precoce (FR), col verde nueva, verdes del collard (SP), lente blad groente (NE), junge kohlblatter (DE); Cavolo Nero, verza (IT); berza (SP)
Cricket (before gut loading) 1:12 21.30% 6.00% 3.20% 70% Gut-load & dust to increase calcium grillon (FR)
Dandelion Greens (raw) 2.8:1 2.70% 0.70% 3.5% 0.71% 85.60% High calcium, high vitamin A (140 ppm), moderate oxalates, be cautious of pesticides in wild greens Tear into larger pieces or strips. Finely chop, shred or discard stems. Dente di leone, soffione, tarassaco (IT); paardebloembladen (NE); Loewenzahn (DE), diente de león (SP); feuilles de pissenlit (FR)
Dubia (Blaptica Dubia) 1:3 35.60% 6.75% 3.3% 61.18% Extremely effective feeder particularly for finicky eaters. Cost effective to raise. Great staple. cafards dubia (FR)
Discoid Roaches There are no roaches that are legal in Canada and several States. However some States will allow discoid roaches. cafards discoïdes (FR)
Endive (raw) 1.9:1 1.25% 0.20% 3.1% 0.25% 93.79% Moderate oxalates, high calcium Tear into larger pieces or strips. Finely chop, shred or discard stems. scarole (FR)
Escarole (boiled, drained, no salt) 1.9:1 1.15% 0.18% 2.8% 0.23% 94.29%
Kale (raw) 2.4:1 4.28% 0.93% 3.6% 2.26% 84.04% Low oxalates (10 ppm), high potassium and C. Use as part of a varied greens diet. Tear into larger pieces or strips. Finely chop, shred or discard stems. (US). Gruenkohl (DE); col rizada (SP); cavolo verde riccio (IT); chou frisé (FR)
Mustard Greens (raw) 2.4:1 2.86% 0.42% 3.2% 1.32% 90.70% High vitamin C (7%), high vitamin A (53 IU/g), moderate oxalates (1,287 ppm), goiytogens (US);.sawi hijau, caisim (IA); foglie di mostarda, senape (IT). feuilles de moutarde (FR)
Phoenix Worms 1.52:1 17.30% 9.40% 65% Good source of calcium
Silkworm 1:2.4 63.80% 10.60% 76% Contains serrpeptase; natural anti-inflammatory and pain reliever. High protein low fat best feeder available. ver à soie (FR)
Squash, Acorn (winter, raw) 1:1 0.80% 0.10% 1.5% 87.78% Good Source of Fiber Rind should be disgarded. Core and finely chop or shred. courge poivrée (FR)
Squash, Butternut (winter, raw) 1.5:1 1.00% 0.10% 2.0% 2.20% 86.41% High in fiber, high vitamin A (78 IU/g) Should be peeled and cored. Typically we shred or thinly slice and feed by hand. (US) Any hard squash that stays fresh for months when kept at cool temperatures, such as acorn, butternut, pumpkin (=pompoen (NE), Kuerbis (DE)), kabocha, banana squash, turban, delicata. Zucca, zucca gialla invernale, zucca noce di burro [butternut] (IT). courges d'hiver (FR)
Squash, Hubbard (winter, raw) 1:1.5 2.00% 0.50% 3.9% 3.95% 88.00% High fiber, high vitamin A (54 IU/g)
Squash, Scallop (summer, raw) 1:2 1.20% 0.20% 1.2% 2.39% 94.18%
Squash, Spaghetti (winter, raw) 2:1 0.64% 0.57% 1.5% 2.76% 91.60% High calcium and fiber Should be peeled, cored and finely chopped or shred
Squash, Summer (all varieties, raw) 1:1.8 1.21% 0.18% 1.1% 2.20% 94.64% (US) Any soft squash with a very limited shelf-life, such as zucchini. Zucca verde estiva, zucca Chioggia (IT). Curcubita spp.
Superworms 1:18 17.40% 17.90% 6.8% 60% High phosphorus, dust & gutload to increase calcium
Turnip Greens (raw) 4.5:1 1.50% 0.30% 3.2% 0.81% 89.67% High vit. C (6%), high vit. A (76 IU/g), moderate oxalates Tear into larger pieces or strips. Finely chop, shred or discard stems. (US). Rueben gruen (DE); foglie di rapa (IT); feuilles de navet (FR)

OCCASION

FOOD ITEM Ca:P Protein Fat Fiber Sugar Water Notes Preparation Languages
Apple (peeled, raw) 1:1.8 0.27% 0.13% 1.3% 10.10% 86.67% Should be peeled, cored, chopped small or shredded (US). Apfel (DE); appel (NE); mela (IT); manzana (SP); pomme (FR)
Apricot (raw) 1:1.4 1.40% 0.39% 2.0% 9.24% 86.35% High vitamin A (26 IU/g) (US). albicocca (IT), albaricoque (SP), abricot (FR)
Artichokes (globe or french, raw) 1:2 3.27% 0.15% 5.4% 0.99% 84.94% Good source of Vitamins C & K. coeur d'artichaut (FR)
Asparagus (raw) 1:2.7 2.20% 0.12% 2.1% 1.88% 93.22% Very good source of protein. Should be finely chopped or shredded (US); asparago (IT); Asperge (FR); espárrago (SP)
Basil (fresh) 2.2:1 3.15% 0.64% 1.6% 0.30% 92.06% High vitamin A ( 39 IU/g) basilic (FR)
Beans, Garbanzo (canned, drained) 1:2.8 7.05% 2.77% 6.4% 4.01% 66.72% Low oxalates (24 ppm) chickpea (US); pois chiche (FR)
Beans, Snap, Green (canned, no salt, drained) 1.4:1 1.12% 0.46% 1.9% 0.78% 93.38% Moderate oxalates ( 312 ppm ) haricot verts (FR)
Beans, Snap, Green (raw) 1:1 1.83% 0.22% 2.7% 3.26% 90.32% Moderate oxalates ( 312 ppm ) green beans, snap peas, snap beans (US); gruen Bohnen, Brechbonen (DE); haricot verts (FR); fagiolini verdi (IT)
Beans, Kidney (canned, drained) 1:3.9 7.98% 1.05% 5.5% 3.80% 68.11% Moderate oxalates ( 312 ppm ) haricot rouge (FR)
Beans, Lima (canned) 1:3.5 4.93% 0.17% 4.8% 77.08% haricots de lima (FR)
Beans, Pinto (canned, drained) 1:2.1 6.99% 0.90% 5.5% 0.54% 70.60% haricots pinto (FR)
Bell Pepper (sweet green, raw) 1:2 0.86% 0.17% 1.7% 2.40% 93.89% Moderate oxalates (1171 ppm) poivron vert (FR)
Bell Pepper (sweet red, raw) 1:2 0.99% 0.30% 2.1% 4.20% 92.21% High vitamin C ( 19%), high vitamin A (57 IU/g), moderate oxalates (1,171 ppm) Should be cored and then finely chopped or shredded. Good for adding color/interest to diet. bell pepper (US); peperone (IT); pimiento dulce (SP), poivron rouge (FR)
Bell Pepper (sweet yellow, raw) 1:2.2 1.00% 0.21% 0.9% 92.02% poivron jaune (FR)
Blackberries (raw) 1.5:1 1.39% 0.49% 5.3% 4.88% 88.15% Moderate oxalates, vitamin C (2%), high in fiber Great for treats and regular part of fruit content. mûre (FR)
Blueberries (raw) 1:1.6 0.74% 0.33% 2.4% 9.96% 84.21% Moderate oxalates (US). arandano (SP); mirtillo (IT); myrtille, bleuets (FR)
Bok Choy (Chinese Cabbage, pak-choi, raw) 2.8:1 1.50% 0.20% 1.0% 1.18% 95.32% High vitamin C, high vitamin A (30IU/g), goitrogens Tear green portion into large pieces or strips. White portion finely chopped. Bai Cai, Bok Choy, Chinese Celery Cabbage, Chinese White Cabbage, Chingensai, Loose-headed Chinese Cabb, Mustard Cabbage, Pai Ts'Ai, Pak Choi, Quing Cai, Shakushina, Xiao Bai Cai; cavolo cinese (IT) chou chinois (FR)
Borage (raw) 1.75:1 1.80% 0.70% 93% High in potassium bourrache (FR)
Cabbage, Green (raw) 2:1 1.28% 0.10% 2.5% 3.20% 92.18% High vitamin C (3%), goitrogens chou vert (FR)
Cabbage, Red (raw) 1.2:1 1.43% 0.16% 2.1% 3.83% 90.39% High vitamin C (6%), moderate oxalates (350 ppm) (US). repollo, col lombarda (SP); cavolo rosso, cavolo nero (IT); kubis, kubis merah (MA). Chou rouge (FR)
Cantaloupe (raw) 1:1.5 0.84% 0.19% 0.9% 7.86% 90.15% High vitamin A (32 IU/g) Should be cored, rinds discarded and chopped or thinly sliced (US). (Honing)meloen (NE); melon (SP); melone cantalupo di Charentais (IT); cantaloup (FR)
Carrots (raw) 1:1.7 0.93% 0.24% 2.8% 4.74% 88.29% High vitamin A (150 IU/g), moderate oxalates Should be peeled and shredded.
Celery (stalk & leaves, raw) 1.6:1 0.69% 0.17% 1.6% 1.34% 95.43% Finely chop
Chayote (fruit, raw) 1:1 0.82% 0.13% 1.7% 1.66% 94.24% Moderate oxalates (340 ppm)
Cherries (sweet, raw) 1:1.3 1.06% 0.20% 2.1% 12.82% 82.25% Great treat (US). cerezas (SP); ciliegia (IT); cerises (FR)
Chicory, Greens (raw) 2:1 1.70% 0.30% 4.0% 0.70% 92.00% High calcium & fiber (US). Endive chicory; endive; cultivated endive; hindiba; radiccio, escarola (SP).(Cichorium endivia). Chicory; Common Chicory; Wild Chicory; cicoria (IT); chicorée (FR)
Cilantro, Coriander (raw) 1.4:1 2.13% 0.52% 2.8% 0.87% 92.21% High vitamin A (40 IU/g), moderate oxalates (50 ppm) Finely chop Cilantro (US, SP), coriander leaf (US). Koriander (DE); pianta di coriandolo (IT); coriandre (FR)
Clover Great treat - Care should be taken to be sure that no pesticides have been sprayed on wild/outdoor flowers.
Cranberries (fresh) 1:13 0.46% 0.13% 3.6% 4.27% 87.32% High fiber canneberges (FR)
Cucumber (peeled, raw) 1:1.5 0.59% 0.16% 0.7% 1.38% 96.73% Good source of water, poor nutritional value concombre (FR)
Dahlia (flower) Great treat - Care should be taken to be sure that no pesticides have been sprayed on wild/outdoor flowers.
Earthworm 1.8:9 62.20% 17.70% 84% Do not buy worms raised for bait ver de terre (FR)
Figs (raw) 2.5:1 0.75% 0.30% 2.9% 16.26% 79.11% High in calcium & fiber, moderate oxalates (US). Feigen (DE); Vijg (NE); fico (IT); Figue (FR)
Grape Leaves (raw, not ivy) 4:1 5.60% 2.12% 11.0% 6.30% 73.32% High in vitamin A (270 IU/g), high calcium & fiber feuilles de vigne (pas de lierre) (FR)
Grapefruit (raw, all areas) 1.2:1 0.63% 0.10% 1.1% 6.98% 90.89% High in vitamin C (4%) pamplemousse (FR)
Grapes (red or green, raw) 1.4:1 0.72% 0.16% 0.9% 15.48% 80.54% Moderate oxalates (34ppm) Should be chopped or cut in half. Good source for additional water content. (US). Trauben (DE); Druif (NE); uva (IT); anggur (MA); uvas (SP); raisin (FR)
Guava, common (raw) 1:1.3 2.55% 0.95% 5.4% 8.92% 80.80% High fiber & vitamin C, moderate oxalates (140 ppm) goyave (FR)
Hibiscus, Rosella (flower) 2.7:1 1.60% 0.10% 2.5% 86% Great taste & excellent source of vitamins
Hibiscus, Rosella (leaves) 2.3:1 3.30% 0.30% 1.6% 85%
Honeydew (raw) 1:1.7 0.54% 0.14% 0.8% 8.12% 89.82% Should be cored, rinds discarded and shredded or sliced if feeding by hand melon miel (FR)
Hornworms 46/100mg 9.00% 3.00% 85% Source of the food that is consumed by the hornworm greatly effects its value. Be sure to only buy non Chinese food sourced.
Kohlrabi (raw) 1:2 1.70% 0.10% 3.6% 2.60% 91.00% High vitamin C (6%), goitrogens Chou-rave ou chou-navet (FR)
Leeks (bulb and lower leaf, raw) 1.7:1 1.50% 0.30% 1.8% 3.90% 83.00% (US). Lauch, Poree (DE); porro (IT), puerro (SP); poireaux (FR)
Lemon Grass, Citronella (raw) 1:1.5 1.82% 0.49% 70.58% High fiber citronnelle (FR)
Mango (raw) 1:1 0.82% 0.38% 1.6% 13.66% 83.46% High vitamin A (39 IU/g), moderate oxalates (300 ppm) (US, DE, NE. SP); pesca brasiliana (IT); mangga, pelam, mempelam (MA); mangue (FR)
Nasturtiums (flowers) Great treat - Care should be taken to be sure that no pesticides have been sprayed on wild/outdoor flowers. capucines (FR)
Nectarine (raw) 1:3 1.06% 0.32% 1.7% 7.89% 87.59%
Okra (raw) 1.3:1 1.93% 0.19% 3.2% 1.48% 89.58% Moderate oxalates
Orange, Mandarin, Tangerines 1.4:1 0.81% 0.31% 1.8% 10.58% 85.17% Navel oranges have more vitamin C and less vitamin A
Orange, Navel (raw) 2:1 0.91% 0.15% 2.2% 8.50% 85.97% High vitamin C (6%), moderate oxalates (87 ppm)
Papaya (raw) 5:1 0.47% 0.26% 1.7% 7.82 % 88.06 % Great staple, high calcium, high vitamin C (6%) (US, NE, SP); papaia (IT); betik (MA). Papaye (FR)
Parsnip (raw) 1:2 1.20% 0.30% 4.9% 4.80% 79.53% Moderate oxalates (205 ppm), high fiber Should be peeled and shredded. (US) Celeri Marron, Chirivia , Persil Marron , Pastinaken (DE); pastinaca, tubero di pastinaca (IT), pastinaca, chirivía (SP). Panais (FR)
Pea sprouts (raw) 1:4.6 8.80% 0.68% 62.27% High in vitamins A & K germes de pois (FR)
Peach, Yellow (raw) 1:2.4 0.91% 0.25% 1.5% 8.39% 88.87% Low oxalates (10 ppm), goitrogens Should be peeled, pits removed and finely chopped. pêche (FR)
Pear, Asian (raw) 1:2.8 0.50% 0.23% 3.6% 7.05% 88.25% High oxalates poire asiatique (FR)
Pear, Bartlett (raw) 1:1 0.39% 0.16% 3.1% 9.69% 84.14% High oxalates Should be peeled, cored and finely chopped. (US). Birnen (DE); Poire (FR); Peer (NE); pera (SP); pera (IT). Pyrus communis spp.
Peas (edible-podded, raw) 01:01.2 2.80% 0.20% 2.6% 4.00% 88.89% Moderate oxalates (60 ppm) Should be finely chopped or shredded
Peppermint (fresh) 3.3:1 3.75% 0.94% 8.0% 78.65% High vitamin C, high vitamin A (43 IU/g), high fiber feuilles de menthe poivrée (FR)
Pineapple (canned, juice pack, drained) 2:1 0.51% 0.11% 1.3% 14.26% 83.51% Moderate oxalates (58 ppm) ananas (FR)
Pineapple (all varieties, raw) 1:1 0.54% 0.12% 1.4% 9.85% 86.00% Moderate oxalates (58 ppm) ananas (FR)
Pinkie Mouse 1-3 days 1:1 12% 5% 80% Fat content and recommendation are based on age of Pinky. 1-3 day old mouse is safe and low in fat. Any older is NR.
Plum (raw) 1:2.5 0.70% 0.28% 1.4% 9.92% 87.23% prune (FR)
Prunes (canned, syrup, solids and liquids) 1:1.5 0.87% 0.20% 3.8% 70.67% pruneau (FR)
Pumpkin (raw) 1:2 1.00% 0.10% 0.5% 2.76% 91.60% Moderate oxalates (400 ppm) Should be peeled, cored and finely chopped or shred citrouille (FR)
Radicchio (raw) 1:2 1.43% 0.25% 0.9% 0.60% 93.14%
Radish (raw) 1:1 0.68% 0.10% 1.6% 1.86% 95.27% Moderate oxalates (92 ppm) radis (FR)
Raisins (seedless) 1:2 3.07% 0.46% 3.7% 59.19% 15.43% Great treat, high fiber, high sugar content raisins sec (sans pépins) (FR)
Raspberries (raw) 1:1.2 1.20% 0.65% 6.5% 4.42% 85.75% Moderate oxalates - Repiles love them! Should be crushed for smaller bearded dragons. Larger bearded dragons can be fed whole raspberries. (US). Himbeeren (DE); framboos (NE); framboise (FR); lampone (IT); frambuesa (SP). Rubus spp.
Rosemary (fresh) 4.8:1 3.31% 5.86% 14.1% 67.77% High calcium and fiber romarin (FR)
Seaweed (Kelp, raw) 4:1 1.68% 0.56% 1.3% 0.60% 81.58% High calcium algue (varech) (FR)
Soy Yogurt (plain, Silk Brand) 1.3:1 2.64% 1.76% 0.4% 5.29% 84.67% Can increase the good gut flora, must be NON DAIRY.
Spearmint (fresh) 3.3:1 3.29% 0.73% 6.8% 85.55% menthe vert (FR)
Strawberries (raw) 1:1.4 0.67% 0.30% 2.0% 4.89% 90.95% High vitamin C, moderate oxalates Remove stems and caps and finely chop. (US). Erdbeeren (DE); Aardbei (NE); Fraise (FR); fresa (SP); fragola (IT). Fragaria spp.
Turnip (raw) 1:1 0.90% 0.10% 1.8% 3.80% 91.87% Moderate oxalates (4:1 ox:ca), goitrogens navet (FR)
Watercress (raw) 2:1 2.30% 0.10% 0.5% 0.20% 95.11% High vitamin C (4%), high vitamin A (47 IU/g), high oxalates (6:1 ox:ca) Tear into larger pieces or strips. Finely chop, shred or discard stems. Store cut, dried pieces in plastic storage bag with other greens wrapped in paper towel. Squeeze air out of bag. cresson (FR)
Watermelon (raw) 1:1 0.61% 0.15% 0.4% 6.20% 91.45% Excellent source for additional water content Remove rinds and cut or crush into small pieces. (US). Wassermelone (DE); Pastèque, Melon D'Eau (FR); Watermeloen (NE); anguria, cocomero (IT); tembikai (MA); sandía (SP);
Wax Worms 1:7 15.50% 22.20% 7.7% 62% High phosphorus, dust & gutload to increase calcium
Wheat Grass 1:1 25.00% Very nutritious for reptiles and humans herbe de blé (FR)
Yams (raw) 1:3.2 1.53% 0.17% 4.1% 0.50% 69.60% patate douce (FR)
Yogurt (with active cultures) 1.3:1 4.40% 1.80% 0.0% 75% Although yogurt can increase the good gut flora, it is now believed that beardies cannot properly digest dairy products.
Yucca Roots (Cassava, raw) 1:1.7 1.36% 0.28% 1.8% 1.70% 59.68% Very tough, should be peeled and finely shredded. Also cassava, manioc, mandioca, yucca, yuca, yucca root, yuca root, Brazilian arrowroot; manioca fritta, singkong, ubi kayu (IA), tubero per tapioca (IT)
Zucchini (raw, not peeled) 1:4.4 1.21% 0.32% 1.0% 2.50% 94.79% High phosphorus Should be very finely chopped or shredded. (US). courgette (FR, UK, NE); calabacin (SP); marrow (UK); zucchino, zucchina, zucchine, zucchini (IT). Curcubita pepo

RARELY

FOOD ITEM Ca:P Protein Fat Fiber Sugar Water Notes Preparation Languages
Banana (raw) 1:3.3 1.09% 0.33% 2.6% 12.23% 74.91% High phosphorus (US). Banane (DE, FR); pisang (MA); banaan (NE), plátano (SP)
Beans, Soy (green, boiled, drained, no salt) 1:2.4 12.35% 6.40% 4.2% 68.60% Moderate oxalates (770 ppm), goitrogens soja (FR)
Beet Greens (raw) 3:1 2.20% 0.13% 3.7% 0.50% 91.02% High oxalates, high vitamin A (61 IU/g) (US); remolacha azucarera (hacelga?) (SP); bietola, bietole (IT); feuilles de betteraves (FR)
Beets (canned, drained) 1:1 0.91% 0.14% 1.8% 5.51% 90.96% High oxalates (15,000 ppm ) betteraves (FR)
Broccoli (raw) 1:1.4 2.82% 0.37% 2.6% 1.70% 89.30% High vitamin C (9%), moderate oxalates, goitrogens Cut into very small pieces or shred. Leaves can also be offered. (US); Brokkoli (DE); broccoletti (IT); brócoli (SP, FR)
Cauliflower (raw) 1:2 1.92% 0.28% 2.0% 1.91% 92.07% Goitrogens (US). chou-fleur (FR); kubis bunga (MA). Brassica oleracea var. botrytis L. colifror (SP); cavolfiore (IT)
Chives (raw) 1.6:1 3.27% 0.73% 2.5% 1.85% 90.65% High vitamin C, high oxalates, high vitamin A (44 IU/g) ciboulette (FR)
Corn, Yellow (raw) 1:13 3.27% 1.35% 2.0% 6.26% 76.05% High phosphorus, moderate oxalates (99 ppm) maïs jaune (FR)
Egg (whole, hard boiled) 1:3.4 12.58% 10.61% 0.0% 1.12% 74.62% Protein substitute, high in phosphorus so should not be relied on. œuf (FR)
Kiwi (fruit, raw) 1:1.5 1.14% 0.52% 3.0% 8.99% 83.07% High oxalates and high vitamin C (10%) Should be peeled, seeds removed and chopped
Lettuce, Red Leaf 1:1.2 1.33% 0.22% 0.9% 0.48% 95.64% Poor nutritional value laitue (FR)
Lettuce, Romaine 1:1.3 1.23% 0.30% 2.1% 1.19% 94.61% Poor nutritional value, high vit. A (26 IU/g), high oxalates laitue (FR)
Mealworm 1:25 20.30% 12.70% 1.7% 62% Low calcium, high phosphorus & fat, hard chitin shell (care should be taken for proper digestion)
Olives (canned, pitted) 29:1 0.84% 10.68% 3.2% 0.00% 79.99% High in calcium & fat, high vitamin E (3%)
Parsley (fresh) 2.4:1 2.97% 0.79% 3.3% 0.85% 87.71% High oxalates (14:1ox/ca), high vitamin C (13%) and high vitamin A (51 IU/g) common parsley; curled parsley, garden parsley (US). perejil (SP); persil, persil vert (FR); prezzemolo (IT)
Peas, Green (raw) 1:4.3 5.42% 0.40% 5.7% 5.67% 78.86% green peas; edible-podded peas (US). Erbsen (DE); piselli, pisellini verdi (IT), guisantes, chicharos (SP); pois vert (FR)
Pomegranate (raw) 1:2.7 1.67% 1.17% 4.0% 13.67% 77.93% Moderate oxalates (140 ppm) grenade (FR)
Potato, Russet (flesh and skin, baked) 1:5 2.63% 0.13% 2.3% 1.08% 74.45% Moderate oxalates (150 ppm), high phosphorus cooked pomme de terre (FR)
Potato, Sweet (boiled, peeled) 1:1.3 1.37% 0.14% 2.5% 5.74% 80.13% High vit. A (171 ppm), moderate oxalates (1,000 ppm) cooked yam (US); patate douce (FR)
Rice (brown, long grain, cooked) 1:8.3 2.74% 0.97% 1.6% 0.24% 70.27% Must be cooked riz brun à grain long (FR)
Rutabaga (raw) 1:1.2 1.08% 0.16% 2.3% 4.46% 89.43% Goitrogens Should be peeled and finely chopped or shredded.
Sprouts, Brussel 1:1.6 3.38% 0.30% 3.8% 2.20% 86.00% High vitamin C (8%), goitrogens (US). Coles de bruselas (SP); cavoletti di Bruxelles (IT); choux de Bruxelles (FR)
Starfruit, Carambola (raw) 1:4 1.04% 0.33% 2.8% 3.98% 91.38% High oxalates (95,800 ppm) carambola (US); frutto a stella esotico, carambola (IT); belimbing (MA), carambola (SP, FR)
Swiss Chard (raw) 1:1 1.80% 0.20% 1.6% 1.10% 92.66% High vitamin A (33 IU/g), high oxalates Should be finely chopped. Swiss chard; rainbow chard, red chard (US). Spinach beet; Mangold (DE); biete, bietola comune (IT); blette (FR)
Tofu (soft, Vitasoy USA Organic Nasoya) 3.6:1 8.76% 3.50% 0.6% 0.30% 85.80% High protein (look for non-GMO organic tofu)
Tomato, Red (raw) 1:5 0.88% 0.20% 1.2% 2.63% 94.52% Moderate oxalates (263 ppm), acidic

CAUTION

FOOD ITEM Ca:P Protein Fat Fiber Sugar Water Notes Preparation Languages
Beef, Ground (80.0% lean meat / 20.0% fat, raw) 1:15.5 17.14% 20.0% 0.0% 0.00% 61.84% High phosphorus and protein bœuf (FR)
Bread, White (commercially prepared) 1:1 8.85% 3.33% 2.7% 5.67% 36.42% Great for hiding meds in pain blanc (FR)
Bread, Whole Wheat (commercially prepared) 1:3.2 12.45% 3.50% 6.0% 4.34% 39.01% Great treat and for hiding meds in pain de blé (FR)
Cheerios 1:1 12.09% 6.73% 9.4% 4.36% 5.13% High vitamin D, A and B
Chicken (meat and skin, cooked, roasted) 1:16.7 27.30% 13.60% 0.0% 0.00% 59.45% High phosphorus, high protein (white meat) poulet (FR)
Eggplant ( raw) 1:3 0.98% 0.18% 3.0% 3.53% 92.30% Moderate oxalates (291 ppm), could be toxic to bearded dragons ?? (US); aubergine (FR); melanzana (IT), berenjena (SP). Solanum melongena
Garlic (raw) 6.36% 0.50% 2.1% 1.00% 58.58% Potential toxicity ail (FR)
Lettuce, Iceberg 1:1 0.90% 0.14% 1.2% 1.97% 95.64% Poor nutritional value, may cause diarrhea laitue (FR)
Lettuce, Loose Leaf 1.4:1 1.3% 0.2% 1.0% 96% Poor nutritional value, may cause diarrhea laitue (FR)
Mushrooms, Portabella (raw) 1:16.3 2.11% 0.35% 1.3% 2.50% 92.82% High phosphorus, Warning - some mushrooms can be very toxic to bearded dragons champignons Portabella (FR)
Onion (raw) 1.10% 0.10% 1.7% 4.24% 89.11% Potential toxicity
Pork Chop (cooked) 1:7.8 25.79% 8.36% 0.0% 0.00% 65.14% High in phosphorus porc (FR)
Salmon, Pink (canned, drained) 1:1.5 23.10% 5.02% 0.0% 0.00% 70.71% High protein saumon rose en conserve(FR)
Sardines (Atlantic, canned in oil, drained) 1:1.3 24.62% 11.45% 0.0% 0.00% 59.61% High protein conserves de sardines (FR)
Spaghetti (cooked, unenriched, no salt) 1:7 5.80% 0.93% 1.8% 0.56% 62.13%
Spinach (raw) 2:1 2.86% 0.39% 2.2% 0.42% 91.40% High vitamin A (67 IU/g), high in oxalates (19:1 ox:ca), goitrogens Should be finely chopped (US). Spinat (DE); spinacio, spinaci (IT); bayam (MA); espinaca (SP); épinards (FR)
Swiss Cheese 1.6:1 26.96% 30.99% 0.0% 0.00% 37.63% High vitamin D and A fromage swiss (FR)


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