Can Bearded Dragons Eat Cauliflower?

Can Bearded Dragons Eat Cauliflower?

Cauliflower has different flower buds than a broccoli but its head is very similar in shape. Cauliflower is eaten all around the world and is a popular vegetable in a variety of dishes.

It is also common to eat this vegetable raw by itself or with dip in a veggie platter. Alongside other veggies such as broccoli, carrots, cucumbers, and peppers.

So can bearded dragons eat cauliflower safely at all?

Let’s take a look at the nutritional fats first to find out a bit more.

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Folate (B9) (14%) 57 μg

Vitamin C (58%) 48.2 mg
Vitamin E (1%) 0.08 mg
Vitamin K (15%) 15.5 μg
Trace metals
Calcium (2%) 22 mg
Iron (3%) 0.42 mg
Magnesium (4%) 15 mg
Manganese (7%) 0.155 mg
Phosphorus (6%) 44 mg
Potassium (6%) 299 mg
Sodium (2%) 30 mg
Zinc (3%) 0.27 mg
Other constituents
Water 92 g
Vitamin B6 (14%) 0.184 mg
Protein
1.9 g
Vitamins
Thiamine (B1) (4%) 0.05 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (5%) 0.06 mg
Niacin (B3) (3%) 0.507 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5)
(13%) 0.667 mg
Energy 104 kJ (25 kcal)
Carbohydrates
5 g
Sugars 1.9 g
Dietary fiber 2 g
Fat 0.3g

The calcium to phosphorus content ratio is pretty good for bearded dragons but this veggie is high in water content.

However based on this information above this means bearded dragons cannot eat cauliflower at all.

It is possible for a beardie to maybe nibble on this vegetable a little bit

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