Bearded Dragon Nutrition
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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

Below is a list of vegetables that are safe for bearded dragons to eat.

Nutrition Notes
Nutrition details are for a 100g serving size
Ca:P is the ratio of Calcium to Phosphorus
mg is milligrams (1g = 1,000 mg)
The outlined frequency specifies how often you can serve the food to your bearded dragon.
Arugula (raw)
Daily
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Oxalate
Vitamin A
3.1:1
160mg
52mg
7mg
2,373IU
Broccoli (raw)
Twice per week
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Oxalate
Vitamin A
0.7:1
47mg
66mg
2mg
623IU
Cabbage (raw)
Twice per week
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Oxalate
Vitamin A
1.5:1
40mg
26mg
2mg
98IU
Carrots (raw)
Twice per week
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Oxalate
Vitamin A
0.9:1
33mg
35mg
6mg
16,706IU
Celery (raw)
Twice per week
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Oxalate
Vitamin A
1.7:1
40mg
24mg
7mg
449IU
Cilantro
Daily
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Oxalate
Vitamin A
1.4:1
67mg
48mg
5mg
6,748IU
Collards (raw)
Daily
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Oxalate
Vitamin A
9.3:1
232mg
25mg
30mg
5,019IU
Cucumber (peeled)
Once per week
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Oxalate
Vitamin A
0.7:1
14mg
21mg
2mg
72IU
Green Bell Peppers (raw)
Once per month
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Oxalate
Vitamin A
0.5:1
10mg
20mg
117mg
370IU
Iceberg Lettuce
Daily
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Oxalate
Vitamin A
0.9:1
18mg
20mg
0mg
502IU
Kale (raw)
Twice per week
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Oxalate
Vitamin A
4.6:1
254mg
55mg
10mg
4,812IU
Mustard Greens (raw)
Daily
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Oxalate
Vitamin A
2:1
115mg
58mg
7mg
3,024IU
Parsley (fresh)
Once per month
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Oxalate
Vitamin A
2.4:1
138mg
58mg
166mg
8,424IU
Red Tomatoes (raw)
Once per month
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Oxalate
Vitamin A
0.4:1
10mg
24mg
26mg
833IU
Romain Lettuce
Daily
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Oxalate
Vitamin A
1.1:1
33mg
30mg
0mg
8,710IU
Spinach (raw)
Once per month
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Oxalate
Vitamin A
2:1
99mg
49mg
658mg
9,377IU
Turnip Greens (raw)
Daily
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Oxalate
Vitamin A
4.5:1
190mg
42mg
50mg
11,587IU
Zucchini (raw)
Once per week
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Oxalate
Vitamin A
0.4:1
16mg
38mg
2mg
200IU

Safe Plants

Below is a list of plants that are safe for bearded dragons to eat.

Alfalfa
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
--
0 IU
0 µg
0.00 mg
0 ml
Arugula
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
16:5
2,373 IU
109 µg
1.46 mg
92 ml
Astilbe
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
--
0 IU
0 µg
0.00 mg
0 ml
Baby's tears
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
--
0 IU
0 µg
0.00 mg
0 ml
Basil
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
3:1
5,275 IU
415 µg
3.17 mg
92 ml
Borage
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
9:5
4,200 IU
0 µg
3.30 mg
93 ml
Carnations
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
--
0 IU
0 µg
0.00 mg
0 ml
Chinese Lantern
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
--
0 IU
0 µg
0.00 mg
0 ml
Clover
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
--
0 IU
0 µg
0.00 mg
0 ml
Coriander
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
7:5
6,748 IU
310 µg
1.77 mg
92 ml
Dahlia
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
--
0 IU
0 µg
0.00 mg
0 ml
Dandelion Greens
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
19:7
10,161 IU
778 µg
3.10 mg
86 ml
Daylilies
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
--
0 IU
0 µg
0.00 mg
0 ml
Fennel
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
--
0 IU
0 µg
0.00 mg
0 ml
Ficus
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
--
0 IU
0 µg
0.00 mg
0 ml
Hibiscus
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
--
0 IU
0 µg
0.00 mg
0 ml
Hollyhock
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
--
0 IU
0 µg
0.00 mg
0 ml
Impatiens
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
--
0 IU
0 µg
0.00 mg
0 ml
Johnny Jump Up Vila
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
--
0 IU
0 µg
0.00 mg
0 ml
Lavender
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
--
0 IU
0 µg
0.00 mg
0 ml
Lemon Grass
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
7:10
6 IU
0 µg
8.17 mg
71 ml
Maple Leaves
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
--
0 IU
0 µg
0.00 mg
0 ml
Mesquite Leaves
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
--
0 IU
0 µg
0.00 mg
0 ml
Mint Leaves
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
10:3
4,054 IU
0 µg
11.87 mg
86 ml
Mulberry Leaves
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
--
0 IU
0 µg
0.00 mg
0 ml
Nasturtium
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
--
0 IU
0 µg
0.00 mg
0 ml
Oregano
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
--
0 IU
0 µg
0.00 mg
0 ml
Pansies
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
--
0 IU
0 µg
0.00 mg
0 ml
Petunia
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
--
0 IU
0 µg
0.00 mg
0 ml
Phlox
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
--
0 IU
0 µg
0.00 mg
0 ml
Rose Petals
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
--
0 IU
0 µg
0.00 mg
0 ml
Rosemary (Fresh)
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
32:7
2,924 IU
0 µg
6.65 mg
68 ml
Sage
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
--
0 IU
0 µg
0.00 mg
0 ml
Thyme (Fresh)
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
41:11
4,751 IU
0 µg
17.45 mg
65 ml
Watercress
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
2:1
3,191 IU
250 µg
0.20 mg
95 ml
Yucca
--
Water
Vit. A
Vit. K
Ca:P
Iron
--
0 IU
0 µg
0.00 mg
0 ml

Safe Fruits

Below are fruits that are safe for bearded dragons to eat.

Nutrition Notes
Nutrition details are for a 100g serving size
Ca:P is the ratio of Calcium to Phosphorus
mg is milligrams (1g = 1,000 mg)
The outlined frequency specifies how often you can serve the food to your bearded dragon.
Apples (without skin)
Once per week
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Sugar
Vitamin A
0.5:1
5mg
11mg
10.1g
38IU
Bananas (raw)
Never
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Sugar
Vitamin A
0.2:1
5mg
22mg
12.23g
64IU
Blackberries (raw)
Twice per week
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Sugar
Vitamin A
1.3:1
29mg
22mg
4.88g
214IU
Blueberries (raw)
Once per week
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Sugar
Vitamin A
0.5:1
6mg
12mg
9.96g
54IU
Cantaloupe (raw)
Once per week
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Sugar
Vitamin A
0.6:1
9mg
15mg
7.86g
3,382IU
Grapes (American)
Once per week
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Sugar
Vitamin A
1.4:1
14mg
10mg
16.25g
100IU
Mangos (raw)
Once per week
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Sugar
Vitamin A
0.8:1
11mg
14mg
13.66g
1,082IU
Peaches
Once per month
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Sugar
Vitamin A
0.3:1
6mg
20mg
8.39g
326IU
Pears (raw)
Once per week
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Sugar
Vitamin A
0.8:1
9mg
12mg
9.75g
25IU
Pineapple (raw)
Once per month
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Sugar
Vitamin A
1.6:1
13mg
8mg
9.85g
58IU
Strawberries (raw)
Once per week
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Sugar
Vitamin A
0.7:1
16mg
24mg
4.89g
12IU
Watermelon
Once per week
Ca:P
Calcium
Phosphorus
Sugar
Vitamin A
0.6:1
7mg
11mg
6.2g
569IU

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.

Toxic Plants List
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)
Caster Bean (All)
Catclaw Acacia (Leaves & twigs)
Chinaberry (All)
Clematis (All)
Coral Plant (All)
Crocus (All)
Cycad (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)
Larkspur (All)
Laurel (All)
Lily-of-the-Valley (All)
Lobelia (All)
Locoweed (All)
Lupine (All)
Marijuana (All)
Milkweed (All)
Mistletoe (All)
Mock Orange (All)
Monkshood (All)
Moonseed (All)
Morning Glory (Seeds)
Narcissus (All)
Oak (All)
Oleander (All)
Peony (All)
Periwinkle (All)
Peyote (All)
Philodendron (All)
Poinsettia (All)
Poison Hemlock (All)
Poison Ivy (All)
Poison Oak (All)
Poison Sumac (All)
Pokeweed (All)
Poppy (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)
Vetches (All)
Virginia Creeper (All)
Water Hemlock (All)
Waxberry (All)
Wild Daffodil (All)
Wisteria (All)
Yew (All)
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Authored by:The Bearded Dragon
Updated:August 30, 2022
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