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Vegetable Nutritional Content

Nutritional Content Of Common Vegetables Fed To Reptiles

Vegetable Nutritional Content

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  • This item can be used as a staple food item.
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  • This item can be used occasionally or as a treat.
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  • This item should not be used as a food item.
Nutritional information is based on 100 grams and is provided by the USDA Website. Unless otherwise noted, each of these vegetables are presented raw.

Staple Food Items

These items can be fed on a regular basis.

Acorn Squash
Staple Food Item

Acorn Squash

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 33
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.10
  • Protein (g):
  • 0.80
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 36
  • Fiber (g):
  • 1.5
  • Kcal:
  • 40

Butternut Squash
Staple Food Item

Butternut Squash

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 48
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.10
  • Protein (g):
  • 1.00
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 33
  • Fiber (g):
  • 2.0
  • Kcal:
  • 45

Green (Snap) - String Beans
Staple Food Item

Green (Snap) - String Beans

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 37
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.22
  • Protein (g):
  • 1.83
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 38
  • Fiber (g):
  • 2.7
  • Kcal:
  • 31

Kabocha Squash **
Staple Food Item

Kabocha Squash

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 48
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.10
  • Protein (g):
  • 1.00
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 33
  • Fiber (g):
  • 2.0
  • Kcal:
  • 45

Parsnips
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Parsnips

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 36
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.30
  • Protein (g):
  • 1.20
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 71
  • Fiber (g):
  • 4.9
  • Kcal:
  • 75

 

Occasional Food Items

These items can be fed occasionally.

Asparagus
Occasional Food Item

Asparagus

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 24
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.12
  • Protein (g):
  • 2.20
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 52
  • Fiber (g):
  • 2.1
  • Kcal:
  • 20

Broccoli
Occasional Food Item

Broccoli

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 47
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.37
  • Protein (g):
  • 2.82
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 66
  • Fiber (g):
  • 2.6
  • Kcal:
  • 34

Carrots
Occasional Food Item

Carrots

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 33
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.24
  • Protein (g):
  • 0.93
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 35
  • Fiber (g):
  • 2.8
  • Kcal:
  • 41

Celery
Occasional Food Item

Celery

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 40
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.17
  • Protein (g):
  • 0.69
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 24
  • Fiber (g):
  • 1.6
  • Kcal:
  • 16

Cauliflower
Occasional Food Item

Cauliflower

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 22
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.28
  • Protein (g):
  • 1.92
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 44
  • Fiber (g):
  • 2.0
  • Kcal:
  • 25

Green Peppers
Occasional Food Item

Green Peppers

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 10
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.17
  • Protein (g):
  • 0.86
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 20
  • Fiber (g):
  • 1.7
  • Kcal:
  • 20

Red Peppers
Occasional Food Item

Red Peppers

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 7
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.30
  • Protein (g):
  • 0.99
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 26
  • Fiber (g):
  • 2.1
  • Kcal:
  • 31

Spaghetti Squash
Occasional Food Item

Spaghetti Squash

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 23
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.57
  • Protein (g):
  • 0.64
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 12
  • Fiber (g):
  • 1.5
  • Kcal:
  • 31

Yams
Occasional Food Item

Yams

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 17
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.17
  • Protein (g):
  • 1.53
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 55
  • Fiber (g):
  • 4.1
  • Kcal:
  • 118

Yellow Peppers
Occasional Food Item

Yellow Peppers

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 11
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.21
  • Protein (g):
  • 1.00
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 24
  • Fiber (g):
  • 0.9
  • Kcal:
  • 27

Don't Feed These Items

These items shouldn't be offered.

Avocado
Don't Feed This

Avocado

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 12
  • Fat (g):
  • 14.66
  • Protein (g):
  • 2.00
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 52
  • Fiber (g):
  • 6.7
  • Kcal:
  • 160

Brussels Sprouts
Don't Feed This

Brussels Sprouts

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 42
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.30
  • Protein (g):
  • 3.38
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 69
  • Fiber (g):
  • 3.8
  • Kcal:
  • 43

Corn
Don't Feed This

Corn

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 7
  • Fat (g):
  • 4.74
  • Protein (g):
  • 9.42
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 210
  • Fiber (g):
  • 7.3
  • Kcal:
  • 365

Rhubarb
Don't Feed This

Rhubarb

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 86
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.20
  • Protein (g):
  • 0.90
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 14
  • Fiber (g):
  • 1.8
  • Kcal:
  • 21

** The USDA website does not contain data for the Kabocha Squash. Several other resources state that it has a very similar nutritional makeup as that of the Butternut Squash, which is in the same family. (Winter Squash)

Attribution

Author: Richard Brooks