Spinach is a popular vegetable that is renown for its health benefits. It is eaten raw and cooked and is used in various culinary dishes around the world.
So can bearded dragons eat spinach at all?
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.
The calcium:phosphorus ratio should be between 1:1 and 2:1 as they need the calcium content to more than cover the phosphorus content of the food they are eating.
No they cant eat spinach. Although the calcium:phosphorus ratio is just over 2:1, Spinach is too high in oxalates, goitrogens and acidic content for them to eat.
Its a food to steer clear of feeding dragons.