can bearded dragons eat eggplant

Can Bearded Dragons eat Eggplant?

Eggplants are otherwise known as aubergines and are widely used in cooking, especially in such as dishes as ratatouille or moussaka.

So can bearded dragons eat eggplant at all?

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

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 104 kJ (25 kcal)
Carbohydrates
5.88 g
Sugars 3.53 g
Dietary fiber 3 g
Fat
0.18 g
Protein
0.98 g
Vitamins
Thiamine (B1) (3%) 0.039 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (3%) 0.037 mg
Niacin (B3) (4%) 0.649 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5)
(6%) 0.281 mg
Vitamin B6 (6%) 0.084 mg
Folate (B9) (6%) 22 μg
Vitamin C (3%) 2.2 mg
Vitamin E (2%) 0.3 mg
Vitamin K (3%) 3.5 μg
Trace metals
Calcium (1%) 9 mg
Iron (2%) 0.23 mg
Magnesium (4%) 14 mg
Manganese (11%) 0.232 mg
Phosphorus (3%) 24 mg
Potassium (5%) 229 mg
Zinc (2%)

source wikipedia

As you can see eggplant is quite acidic so it isnt so great for them to eat.

If they have a nibble of it, they should be fine. But it shouldnt really be fed to them as a food.

Image “Three Types of Eggplant” by J.E. Fee – originally posted to Flickr as Three Types of Eggplant. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons