Can Bearded Dragons Eat Asparagus?

So can bearded dragons at asparagus?

Lets take a look at their nutritional data and find out more.

In particular, their acidic, calcium, phosphorus, water, protein, fat, sugar, and fibre content is of most interest when it comes to bearded dragons.

Another thing of importance is the calcium:phosphorus ratio as for every part phosphorus, there needs to be another part calcium if not more. From 1:1 to 2:1 is ideal as far as bearded dragons are concerned.

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 85 kJ (20 kcal)
Carbohydrates
3.88 g
Sugars 1.88 g
Dietary fibre 2.1 g
Fat
0.12 g
Protein
2.2 g
Vitamins
Vitamin A equiv.
beta-carotene
lutein zeaxanthin
(5%) 38 μg
(4%) 449 μg
710 μg
Thiamine (B1) (12%) 0.143 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (12%) 0.141 mg
Niacin (B3) (7%) 0.978 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5)
(5%) 0.274 mg
Vitamin B6 (7%) 0.091 mg
Folate (B9) (13%) 52 μg
Choline (3%) 16 mg
Vitamin C (7%) 5.6 mg
Vitamin E (7%) 1.1 mg
Vitamin K (40%) 41.6 μg
Minerals
Calcium (2%) 24 mg
Iron (16%) 2.14 mg
Magnesium (4%) 14 mg
Manganese (8%) 0.158 mg
Phosphorus (7%) 52 mg
Potassium (4%) 202 mg
Sodium (0%) 2 mg
Zinc (6%) 0.54 mg

source wikipedia

As you can see asparagus contains a disproportionate calcium:phosphorus ratio,it is also quite acidic

They can eat it raw on a very occasional basis, but nothing more than that. However, it does contain a good amount of protein for them even though it is very acidic.

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