Bearded dragon diet

Bearded Dragons eat both plants and animals so their diet should incorporate a range of fresh fruits, vegetables, leafy greens, proteins and fresh water to remain happy and healthy.

We take a look at some different foods bearded dragons can eat.

Bugs and Insects

  • Earthworms
  • Silkworms
  • Crickets
  • Cockroaches
  • Mealworms

Note: Some insects such as fireflies are very toxic to bearded dragons and shouldn’t be offered to them.


  • Carrots
  • Green Beans
  • Sweet Potato
  • Broccoli (Occasionally)
  • Zucchini (Occasionally)


  • Mango
  • Papaya
  • Peeled Apples (Occasionally)
  • Bananas (Occasionally)
  • Strawberries (Occasionally)

Leafy Greens

  • Endive
  • Watercress
  • Mustard Greens
  • Bok Choy (Occasionally)
  • Kale (Occasionally)
  • Parsley (Occasionally)

Note: Never feed your bearded dragon these as they are very harmful.

X Avocados
X Rhubarb
X Lettuce
X Citrus Fruits
X Beets tops and spinach

If you are thinking of purchasing a bearded dragon remember to do your research beforehand and have proper information on things such as their diet.

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