PALEO DIET – MY BEARDED DRAGON PET EATS BETTER THAN ME: Part 3 of 3
The best fruit and vegetables for your pet bearded dragon includes:
Collard greens (cabbage, water cress and broccoli leaves): are great stables consisting of nutrients, as well as vitamin C and immune system boosters. The leaves should be torn into small pieces and fed in a clean bowl in your bearded dragon tank. Dandelion greens: feed the leaves not the flower to your bearded dragon. It consists of vitamins A, C and K. it is also a good source of calcium. Should be about 60% of plant diet.
Squash, Carrots & Sweet Potato: consists of beta carotene, antioxidants and minerals. Feed your lizard mash carrot so easy to digest. Should be about 15% of plant diet.
Snap Peas, Snow Peas & Alfalfa Sprouts: consists of vitamins and minerals. They are not easily swallowed by bearded dragon so chop them into small pieces. Should be about 15% of plant diet.
Figs, Papaya, Mango, Melons, Strawberries, Peaches: Excellent source of vitamins (including C). Blueberries: This is a good source of antioxidants and vitamin K. Cut blueberries into half before your lizard feeds on it, to aid easy digestion. Should be about 10% of plant diet.
Wash all fruits and vegetables properly before allowing your lizards to feed on them to avoid any dangerous pesticides.
BEARDED DRAGON CARE - FOODS TO AVOID
Raw and processed meat, fruit seeds, avacado, eggplant, rhubarb, many garden plants. Just like the Paleo diet, endeavor to always feed your lizards whole food items such as plants, insects and mice.
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