Can Bearded Dragons Eat Walnuts?

Walnuts are a popular snack food that are eaten around the world.

So can bearded dragons eat walnuts?

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 grams
Energy 2,738 kJ (654 kcal)
Carbohydrates
13.71
Starch 0.06
Sugars
lactose
2.61
0
Dietary fiber 6.7
Fat 65.21
Saturated 6.126
Monounsaturated 8.933
Polyunsaturated 47.174
Protein 15.23
Vitamins
Vitamin A equiv.
beta-carotene
lutein zeaxanthin
(0%) 1 μg
(0%) 12 μg
9 μg
Vitamin A 20 IU
Thiamine (B1) (30%) 0.341 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (13%) 0.15 mg
Niacin (B3) (8%) 1.125 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5)
(11%) 0.570 mg
Vitamin B6 (41%) 0.537 mg
Folate (B9) (25%) 98 μg
Vitamin B12 (0%) 0 μg
Vitamin C (2%) 1.3 mg
Vitamin D (0%) 0 μg
Vitamin D (0%) 0 IU
Vitamin E (5%) 0.7 mg
Vitamin K (3%) 2.7 μg
Minerals
Calcium (10%) 98 mg
Iron (22%) 2.91 mg
Magnesium (45%) 158 mg
Manganese (163%) 3.414 mg
Phosphorus (49%) 346 mg
Potassium (9%) 441 mg
Sodium (0%) 2 mg
Zinc (33%) 3.09 mg
Other constituents
Water 4.07
Alcohol (ethanol)
0
Caffeine 0

Source wikpedia

As you can see walnuts are very high in fat and very acidic. They also have a very disproportionate calcium:phosphorus ratio.

Unfortunately walnuts are quite poisonous for bearded dragons and should be avoided as a food for them.