What Do Bearded Dragons Eat?

Bearded dragon diets - what insects will they eat and how often?

The correct bearded dragon diet is essential if your lizard is stay fit and healthy in captivity. In the absence of proper nutrition bearded dragons can suffer from a range of problems, including obesity and metabolic bone disease (MBD) whereby they are unable to absorb suitable calcium from their diet. This can lead to weaker …

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Can Bearded Dragons Eat Cabbage?

Can Bearded Dragons Eat Cabbage?

Pet bearded dragons will happily eat all manner of fruits, vegetables and salad crops, but can they eat cabbage as part of their diet? Bearded dragons can eat cabbage. In fact, cabbage is arguably one of the very best foods of all for bearded dragons. Cabbage has so many benefits that we’re going to discuss …

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Can Bearded Dragons Eat Kale?

Can Bearded Drgaons Eat Kale?

Let’s be honest. A kale smoothie may not fill many of us with joy. But there’s a reason why so many nutritionists rate it so highly. Quite simply it’s packed to the rafters with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. It’s also high in fiber and low in sugar.  This raises some interesting questions for those of …

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Can Bearded Dragons Eat Peas?

Can Bearded Dragons Eat Peas?

Can there be any tastier vegetable than fresh garden peas? If you’ve ever grown your own you’ll know exactly what I mean – eaten straight from the pod as sweet as they come. However it’s not just people that enjoy peas. For reptile keepers a common question is whether you can give peas to your …

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Can Bearded Dragons Eat Tomatoes?

Can Bearded Dragons Eat Tomato?

Bearded dragons will happily eat a wide range of different fruits and vegetables. The greater the range of offer, the better. Feeding a balanced diet in this reduces the chances of vitamin or mineral deficiencies.  But can tomatoes be included on this list of safe foods? Do bearded dragons eat tomatoes? Bearded dragons can eat …

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Can Bearded Dragons Eat Grapes?

Can Bearded Dragons Eat Grapes?

Feeding your bearded dragon correctly is crucial to their long-term health. Central to this is to offer as wide a variety of fruits and vegetables as possible, alongside some live feeder insects.  While bearded dragons can eat a range of different foodstuffs, in this article we’re going to specifically answer the question as to whether …

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Can Bearded Dragons Eat Banana?

Can Bearded Dragons Eat Banana?

As omnivores, bearded dragons are able to eat a huge range of different fruits and vegetables. But can you include banana in the list of “safe foods” for your beardie? Let’s start with the easy answer: bearded dragons can eat banana perfectly safely.  Bananas often make a welcome treat for your bearded dragon, though should …

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Can Bearded Dragons Eat Strawberries?

Can Bearded Dragons Eat Strawberries?

Strawberries are always a popular fruit when they’re in season, so understandably many bearded dragon owners want to know whether bearded dragons can eat them. Bearded dragons can eat strawberries as part of a balanced diet. Due to the high sugar content of strawberries – the very thing that makes them so sweet – they …

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Can Bearded Dragons Eat Apples?

Can Bearded Dragons Eat Apples?

Apples are cheap to buy, taste delicious and can store for ages when done correctly. They’re understandably a popular food among many pet keepers – but can they be fed safely to bearded dragons? Bearded dragons can eat apples as part of a varied diet.  However they should form only a small part of the …

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Can Bearded Dragons Eat Carrots?

Can Bearded Dragons Eat Carrots?

Carrots are packed with nutrients including beta-carotene. They’re a constant favorite among the human population, but do bearded dragons eat carrots? The short answer is that bearded dragons can eat carrots.  Carrots are a great food for bearded dragons for a number of reasons. Firstly, they are easy to prepare, as they can be finely …

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Can Bearded Dragons Eat Blueberries?

Can Bearded Dragons Eat Blueberries?

Blueberries are considered a “superfood” by many nutritionists as they’re packed with nutrients such as antioxidants.  While blueberries tend to be one of the more expensive fruits to buy from the grocery store, understandably some bearded dragon owners wonder if their lizard will eat them. Can bearded dragons eat blueberries? Bearded dragons can eat blueberries.  …

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Can Bearded Dragons Eat Broccoli?

Can Bearded Dragons Eat Broccoli?

Whether you love broccoli yourself or hate it there’s one thing we can’t deny: broccoli is a really healthy vegetable. We know it is very high in fiber, low in sugar, yet is packed with beneficial nutrients. But can you give it to your bearded dragon? Bearded dragons can eat broccoli.  Indeed, you might be …

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