Bearded Nutritional Data

Want to know which foods are the healthiest to feed your bearded dragon? Use the list below to see the nutritional information on the most popular food for bearded dragons.

Safe Vegetables

- You need to cut the food into smaller pieces.
- You need to cook this food before serving it.
Ca:P - Calcium to Phosphorous ratio
A:D:E - Vitamin A / Vitamin D / Vitamin E ratio - Ideal is 100:10:1
H20 - The percentage of water in 100 grams of food.

*Note - All the nutritional information below is based off of a 100 gram serving size.

Vegetable 100g Frequency Prepare Ca:P Vit. A Vit. K Iron H20 A:D:E
Acorn squash Daily 1:0.9 367 IU 0% 4% 87.8% 367:0:0
Artichoke Heart Occasionally 1:0.5 13 IU 14.8 µg 1.3 mg 84.9% 13:0:1
Asparagus (Raw) Occasionally 1:0.5 756 IU 41.6 µg 2.1 mg 93.2 % 378:0:1
Beet Greens (Raw) Rarely 1:2.9 6326 IU 400 µg 2.6 mg 91.0 % 2108:0:1
Beets (Canned) Rarely 1:1.2 23 IU 0.2 µg 0.7 mg 91.3 % 23:0:0
Beetroot -- 1:0.4 -- IU -- µg -- mg -- % --
Bell Peppers (Raw) Occasionally 1:0.5 370 IU 7.4 µg 0.3 mg 93.9 % 370:0:1
Bok choy Occasionally 1:2.8 4249 IU 42% 6% 95.5 % 4249:0:1
Broccoli (Raw) Rarely 1:0.7 623 IU 102 µg 0.7 mg 89.3 % 311:0:1
Brussel Sprouts (Cooked) Rarely 1:0.6 775 IU 140 µg 1.2 mg 88.9 % 775:0:1
Butternut squash Daily 1:1.5 11155 IU 1% 3% 87.8 % 3718:0:1
Cabbage (Raw) Occasionally 1:1.5 98 IU 76 µg 0.5 mg 92.2 % 98:0:1
Carrots Occasionally 1:0.9 16705 IU 16 µg 2 mg 88.3 % 16705:0:1
Carrot tops -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Cauliflower (Raw) Rarely 1:0.5 13 IU 16 µg 0.4 mg 91.9 % 13:0:1
Celery Occasionally 1:1.7 449 IU 37% 1% 95.4 % 449:0:1
Chicory Occasionally 1:2.1 5717 IU 372% 5% 92 % 1143:0:1
Collard greens Daily 1:14.5 6668 IU 638% 1% 90.6 % 1333:0:1
Cucumber (Peeled) Occasionally 1:0.7 72 IU 702 µg 0.2 mg 96.7 % 72:0:0
Endive Daily 1:1.9 2167 IU 231 µg 0.8 mg 93.8 % 2167:0:1
Green beans -- 1:1 690 IU 18% 6% 90.3 % 690:0:1
Lentils (Cooked) Occasionally 1:0.1 8 IU 1.7 µg 3.3 mg 69.6 % 32:0:1
Kale Occasionally 1:2.4 15376 IU 1021 µg 9 mg 84.5 % 15376:0:0
Kohlrabi Occasionally 1:0.5 36 IU 0.1 µg 0.4 mg 91.0 % 36:0:1
Mushrooms (Raw) Very Rarely 1:0.1 0 IU 0 µg 0.6 mg 91.2 % 0:0:0
Mustard greens Daily 1:2.4 10502 IU 622 µg 8 mg 90.8 % 2625:0:1
Okra (Raw) Occasionally 1:1.3 375 IU 53 µg 0.8 mg 90.2 % 375:0:1
Okra (Raw) Occasionally 1:1.3 375 IU 53 µg 0.8 mg 90.2 % 375:0:1
Parsley Rarely 1:2.4 8425 IU 2050% 34% 87.7 % 8425:0:1
Parsnips Occasionally 1:0.5 0 28% 3% 79.5 % 0:0:1
Pattypan squash -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Peas (Green) Rarely 1:0.2 765 IU 31% 8% 78.8 % 765:0:1
Pumpkins Occasionally 1:0.5 7385 IU 1% 4% 91.6 % 3692:0:1
Radicchio Occasionally 1:0.5 27 IU 255 µg 0.6 mg 93.2 % 5:0:1
Rutabagas (Raw) Rarely 1:0.8 2 IU 0.3 µg 0.5 mg 89.7 % 2:0:1
Snow peas 1:0.8 1087 IU 31% 12% 88.9% 1087:0:1
Spaghetti squash Daily 1:1.9 50 IU 0 µg 2% 91.6 % 50:0:0
Spring greens -- -- -- -- -- --
Sweet Potato (Raw) Rarely 1:0.6 14185 IU 1.8 µg 0.6 mg 77.3 % 14185:0:1
Swiss Chard (Raw) Rarely 1:1.1 6116 IU 830 µg 1.8 mg 92.6 % 1529:0:1
Turnip greens Daily 1:4.5 11586 IU 314% 6% 89.7 % 1931:0:1
Yams (Raw) Occasionally 1:0.3 138 IU 2.3 µg 0.5 mg 69.6 % 138:0:1
Yellow squash Daily 1:0.4 200 IU 5% 2% 94.6 % 200:0:1
Zucchini (Raw) Occasionally 1:0.2 490 IU 0 µg 0.8 mg 92.7 % 490:0:0


Safe Plants

- Feed the flowers and flower buds
- Feed the leaves.
- Feed the petals.
- Feed the plant itself (remove flowers and buds).
Ca:P - Calcium to Phosphorous ratio
A:D:E - Vitamin A / Vitamin D / Vitamin E ratio - Ideal is 100:10:1
H20 - The percentage of water in 100 grams of food.

 

Plants 100g Frequency Prepare Ca:P Vit. A Vit. K Iron H20 A:D:E
Alfalfa Unknown 1:0.5 155 IU 30.5 µg 1 mg 92.8% 155:0:0
Arugula Unknown 1:3.1 2373 IU 109 µg 1.5 mg 91.7% 2373:0:1
Astilbe Unknown -- -- -- -- -- --
Baby's tears Unknown -- -- -- -- -- --
Basil Unknown 1:3.2 5276 IU 415 µg 3.2 mg 92.1% 5276:0:1
Borage Unknown 1:1.8 4200 IU 0 µg 3.3 mg 93.0% 4200:0:0
Carnations Unknown -- -- -- -- -- --
Chinese Lantern Unknown -- -- -- -- -- --
Clover Unknown -- -- -- -- -- --
Coriander Occasionally 1:1.4 6748 IU 310 µg 1.8 mg 92.2% 1349:0:1
Dahlia Unknown -- -- -- -- -- --
Dandelion Greens Unknown 1:2.8 10160 IU 778 µg 3.1 mg 85.6% 1451:0:1
Daylilies Unknown -- -- -- -- -- --
Fennel Unknown 1:1 134 IU 0 µg 0.7 mg 90.2% 134:0:0
Ficus Unknown -- -- -- -- -- --
Hibiscus Unknown -- -- -- -- -- --
Hollyhock Unknown -- -- -- -- -- --
Impatiens Unknown -- -- -- -- -- --
Johnny Jump Up Vila Unknown -- -- -- -- -- --
Lavender Unknown -- -- -- -- -- --
Lemon Grass Unknown 1:0.6 6 IU 0 µg 8.2 mg 70.6% 6:0:0
Maple Leaves Unknown -- -- -- -- -- --
Mesquite Leaves Unknown -- -- -- -- -- --
Mint Leaves Unknown 1:3.3 4247 IU 0 µg 5.1 mg 78.6% 4247:0:0
Mulberry Leaves Unknown -- -- -- -- -- --
Nasturtium Unknown -- -- -- -- -- --
Oregano Unknown -- 5000 IU -- 36 mg -- --
Pansies Unknown -- -- -- -- -- --
Petunia Unknown -- -- -- -- -- --
Phlox Unknown -- -- -- -- --% --
Rose Petals Unknown -- -- -- -- -- --
Rosemary (Fresh) Unknown 1:4.8 4924 IU 0 µg 6.6 mg 67.8% 2924:0:0
Sage Unknown -- -- -- -- -- --
Thyme (Fresh) Unknown 1:3.8 4751 IU 0 µg 17.4 mg 65.1% 4751:0:0
Watercress Unknown 1:2.0 3191 IU 250 µg 0.2 mg 95.1% 1595:0:1
Yucca Unknown -- -- -- -- -- --


 

Safe Fruit

- You need to cut the food into smaller pieces.
- You need to cook this food before serving it.
Ca:P - Calcium to Phosphorous ratio
A:D:E - Vitamin A / Vitamin D / Vitamin E ratio - Ideal is 100:10:1
H20 - The percentage of water in 100 grams of food.

Fruit 100g Frequency Prepare Ca:P Vit. A Vit. K Iron H20 A:D:E
Apples Occasionally 1:0.5 54 IU 2.2 µg 0.1 mg 85.6% 54:0:1
Apricot Occasionally 1:0.6 1926 IU 3.3 µg 0.4 mg 86.4% 963:0:1
Banana Rarely 1:0.2 64 IU 0.5 µg 0.3 mg 74.9% 64:0:1
Blackberries Occasionally 1:1.3 214 IU 19.8 µg 0.6 mg 88.1% 107:0:1
Blueberries Occasionally 1:0.5 54 IU 19.3 µg 0.3 mg 84.2% 54:0:1
Chayote Occasionally 1:0.9 0 IU 4.1 µg 0.3 mg 94.2% None
Cherries Occasionally 1:0.6 64 IU 2.1 µg 0.4 mg 82.2% 64:0:1
Cranberries Occasionally 1:0.6 60 IU 5.1 µg 0.3 mg 87.1% 20:0:1
Figs Occasionally 1:2.4 10 IU 15.6 µg 2.0 mg 30.0% 5:0:1
Grapes Occasionally 1:0.5 66 IU 14.6 µg 0.4 mg 80.5% 66:0:1
Grapefruit Occasionally 1:1.2 1150 IU 0 µg 0.1 mg 88.1% 1150:0:1
Guava Occasionally 1:0.5 624 IU 2.6 µg 0.3 mg 80.8% 624:0:1
Kiwi Rarely 1:1 87 IU 40.3 µg 0.3 mg 83.1% 29:0:1
Mangos Occasionally 1:0.9 765 IU 4.2 µg 0.1 mg 81.7% 382:0:1
Melons Occasionally 1:0.6 3382 IU 2.5 µg 0.2 mg 90.2% 3382:0:1
Nectarine Occasionally 1:0.2 332 IU 2.2 µg 0.3 mg 87.6% 332:0:1
Papayas Occasionally 1:4.8 1094 IU 2.6 µg 0.1 mg 88.8% 1094:0:1
Peaches Occasionally 1:0.3 326 IU 2.6 µg 0.3 mg 88.9% 326:0:1
Pears Occasionally 1:0.8 23 IU 4.5 µg 0.2 mg 83.7% 23:0:1
Pineapple Occasionally 1:1.6 58 IU 0.7 µg 0.3 mg 86.0% 58:0:0
Plum Occasionally 1:0.4 345 IU 6.4 µg 0.2 mg 87.2% 345:0:1
Pomegranate Rarely 1:0.3 0 IU 16.4 µg 0.3 mg 77.9% 54:0:1
Prickly Pears Daily 1:2.3 43 IU 0 µg 0.3 mg 87.6% 43:0:0
Prunes Occasionally 1:0.6 781 IU 59.5 µg 0.9 mg 30.9% 781:0:1
Raisins Occasionally 1:0.1 0 IU 3.5 µg 1.9 mg 15.4% 0:0:1
Raspberries Rarely 1:0.9 33 IU 7.8 µg 0.7 mg 85.7% 16:0:1
Starfruit Rarely 1:0.3 61 IU 0 µg 0.1 mg 91.4% 61:0:1
Strawberries Occasionally 1:0.7 12 IU 2.2 µg 0.4 mg 90.9% 12:0:1
Tomatoes Rarely 1:0.4 833 IU 7.9 µg 0.3 mg 94.5% 833:0:1
Watermelon Occasionally 1:0.6 569 IU 0.1 µg 0.2 mg 91.5% 569:0:1

 

Poisonous & Unsafe Plants

Below is a list of plants from veterinarians which are considered poisonous, harmful, or unsafe for animals to ingest. It is recommended to avoid having your bearded dragon around these plants (if they are present in your household or where you live) since bearded dragons can easily mistakenly eat a poisonous plant.

  • Plant Toxic Part
  • Acocanthera All but fruit
  • Amaryllis All
  • Angel's Trumpet Flowers, leaves, seeds
  • Azalea All
  • Balsam Pear All
  • Baneberry All
  • Belladonna All
  • Bird of Paradise Flowers, seed pods
  • Bittersweet All
  • Black Locust All
  • Boxwood All
  • Braken Fern All
  • Buckthorn All
  • Burdock All
  • Buttercup All
  • Caladium All
  • Calla Lily All
  • Catclaw Acacia Leaves, twigs
  • Caster Bean All
  • Chinaberry All
  • Clematis All
  • Coral Plant All
  • Crocus All
  • Cycad All
  • Wild Daffodil All
  • Daphne All
  • Death Camas All
  • Delphinium All
  • Dieffenbachia All
  • Elderberry All
  • Elephant's Ears All
  • Euonymus All
  • European Pennyroyal All
  • Four o'clock All
  • Heliotrope Leaves
  • Henbane All
  • Holly Berries, leaves
  • Horse Chestnut All
  • Horse Nettle All
  • Hyacinth All
  • Hydrangea All
  • Iris All
  • Ivy All
  • Jack-in-the-Pulpit All
  • Jerusalem Cherry All
  • Jonquil All
  • Juniper All
  • Lantana All
  • Plant Toxic Part
  • Larkspur All
  • Laurel All
  • Lily-of-the-Valley All
  • Lobelia All
  • Locoweed All
  • Lupine All
  • Marijuana All
  • Milkweed All
  • Mistletoe All
  • Mock Orange All
  • Moonseed All
  • Monkshood All
  • Morning Glory Seeds
  • Narcissus All
  • Oak All
  • Oleander All
  • Peony All
  • Periwinkle All
  • Peyote All
  • Philodendron All
  • Poison Hemlock All
  • Poison Ivy All
  • Poison Oak All
  • Poison Sumac All
  • Poinsettia All
  • Poppy All
  • Pokeweed All
  • Primrose All
  • Privet All
  • Ragwort All
  • Red Maple All
  • Rhododendron All
  • Rosary Pea All
  • Shamrock Plant All
  • Skunk Cabbage All
  • Snowdrop All
  • Sorrel All
  • Spurges All
  • Star of Bethlehem All
  • Sweet Pea All
  • Tobacco All
  • Tulip All
  • Virginia Creeper All
  • Vetches All
  • Water Hemlock All
  • Waxberry All
  • Wisteria All
  • Yew All



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