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Greens Nutritional Content

Nutritional Content Of Common Dark Leafy Greens Fed To Reptiles

Greens 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 greens are presented raw.

Staple Food Items

These items can be fed on a regular basis.

Collard Greens
Staple Food Item

Collard Greens

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 145
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.42
  • Protein (g):
  • 2.45
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 10
  • Fiber (g):
  • 3.6
  • Kcal:
  • 30

Dandelion Greens
Staple Food Item

Dandelion Greens

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 187
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.70
  • Protein (g):
  • 2.70
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 66
  • Fiber (g):
  • 3.5
  • Kcal:
  • 45

Endive
Staple Food Item

Endive

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 52
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.20
  • Protein (g):
  • 1.25
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 28
  • Fiber (g):
  • 3.1
  • Kcal:
  • 17

Escarole
Staple Food Item

Escarole

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 100
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.30
  • Protein (g):
  • 1.70
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 47
  • Fiber (g):
  • 4.0
  • Kcal:
  • 23

Mustard Greens
Staple Food Item

Mustard Greens

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 103
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.20
  • Protein (g):
  • 2.70
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 43
  • Fiber (g):
  • 3.3
  • Kcal:
  • 26

Turnip Greens
Staple Food Item

Turnip Greens

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 190
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.30
  • Protein (g):
  • 1.50
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 42
  • Fiber (g):
  • 3.2
  • Kcal:
  • 32

Watercress
Staple Food Item

Watercress

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 120
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.10
  • Protein (g):
  • 2.30
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 60
  • Fiber (g):
  • 0.5
  • Kcal:
  • 11

 

Occasional Food Items

These items can be fed occasionally.

Arugula
Occasional Food Item

Arugula

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 160
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.66
  • Protein (g):
  • 2.58
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 52
  • Fiber (g):
  • 1.6
  • Kcal:
  • 25

Chard
Occasional Food Item

Chard

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 51
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.20
  • Protein (g):
  • 1.80
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 46
  • Fiber (g):
  • 1.6
  • Kcal:
  • 19

Cilantro - Coriander
Occasional Food Item

Cilantro - Coriander

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 67
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.52
  • Protein (g):
  • 2.13
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 48
  • Fiber (g):
  • 2.8
  • Kcal:
  • 23

Kale
Occasional Food Item

Kale

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 135
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.70
  • Protein (g):
  • 3.30
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 56
  • Fiber (g):
  • 2.0
  • Kcal:
  • 50

Parsley
Occasional Food Item

Parsley

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 138
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.79
  • Protein (g):
  • 2.97
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 58
  • Fiber (g):
  • 3.3
  • Kcal:
  • 36

Spinach
Occasional Food Item

Spinach

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 99
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.39
  • Protein (g):
  • 2.86
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 49
  • Fiber (g):
  • 2.2
  • Kcal:
  • 23

Don't Feed These Items

These items shouldn't be offered.

Bok Choy
Don't Feed This

Bok Choy

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 105
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.20
  • Protein (g):
  • 1.50
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 37
  • Fiber (g):
  • 1.0
  • Kcal:
  • 13

Butterhead - Boston Lettuce
Don't Feed This

Butterhead - Boston Lettuce

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 35
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.22
  • Protein (g):
  • 1.35
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 33
  • Fiber (g):
  • 1.1
  • Kcal:
  • 13

Cabbage
Don't Feed This

Cabbage

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 40
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.10
  • Protein (g):
  • 1.28
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 26
  • Fiber (g):
  • 2.5
  • Kcal:
  • 25

Green Leaf Lettuce
Don't Feed This

Green Leaf Lettuce

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 36
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.15
  • Protein (g):
  • 1.36
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 29
  • Fiber (g):
  • 1.3
  • Kcal:
  • 15

Iceberg Lettuce
Don't Feed This

Iceberg Lettuce

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 18
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.14
  • Protein (g):
  • 0.90
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 20
  • Fiber (g):
  • 1.2
  • Kcal:
  • 14

Red Leaf Lettuce
Don't Feed This

Red Leaf Lettuce

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 33
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.22
  • Protein (g):
  • 1.33
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 28
  • Fiber (g):
  • 0.9
  • Kcal:
  • 16

Romaine Lettuce
Don't Feed This

Romaine Lettuce

  • Calcium (mg):
  • 33
  • Fat (g):
  • 0.30
  • Protein (g):
  • 1.23
  • Phosphorus (mg):
  • 30
  • Fiber (g):
  • 2.1
  • Kcal:
  • 17

 

Attribution

Author: Richard Brooks