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Can Guinea Pigs Eat Tortillas (Benefits, Risks & More)

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Tortillas? (Benefits, Risks & More)

Truth be told, we all love tortillas. You too, right? The tortillas are delicious and incredibly versatile. You have surely heard of quesadillas, tostadas, enchiladas, tacos, and probably tried some of them – all of them having the main ingredient tortilla. The tortilla is a flatbread made of wheat or corn. It looks like the French crepe but more uneven and slightly thicker. In this article, we will discuss whether our guinea pigs can eat...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Yogurt (Benefits, Risks & More)

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Yogurt? (Benefits, Risks & More)

Today we will talk about everyone’s favorite probiotic – yogurt! This food item is incredibly nutritious, beneficial and tasty. Well, there isn’t a person who dislikes this healthy food item. However, you are here to see if guinea pigs can consume yogurt, don’t worry we will carefully discuss yogurt as potential food for guinea pigs. Can guinea pigs eat yogurt? No, guinea pigs cannot eat yogurt because they are lactose intolerant. Eating dairy products will...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Tomato Leaves (Benefits, Risks & More)

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Tomato Leaves? (Benefits, Risks & More)

Today we will talk about something very specific – tomato leaves. Maybe this food item is not that common and you probably haven’t really used it. However, the tomato leaves are for some people a very popular food item and they are completely edible for us. These leaves taste moderately sweet, with an earthy aroma, and are very tender too. We add tomato leaves in many recipes, mostly for pasta sauces. Now let’s see if...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Turnips (Benefits, Risks, Serving Size & More)..

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Turnips Root? (Benefits, Risks, Serving Size & More)

Turnip is a type of root vegetable that belongs to the mustard family. It has a creamy white/purple. The top is mostly exposed to the sun, and the entire vegetable is cruciferous. Now let’s talk about our guinea pigs and if they can have turnips in their diet. We are only going to talk about the bottom part of the turnip (its root), turnip greens (top part – leaves) can also be fed to our...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Savoy Cabbage (Benefits, Risks, Serving Size & More)

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Savoy Cabbage? (Benefits, Risks, Serving Size & More)

Savoy cabbage is a variant of the cabbage plant and this is a winter vegetable. It is used for culinary purposes and savoy cabbage is enjoyed by many animals. The leaves of savoy cabbage are bright and fresh, and this type of cabbage is also massive in terms of size. Now that you have some information on this vegetable lets see if our cute little guinea pigs can eat this winter variant of cabbage. Can...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Turnip Greens (Benefits, Risks, Serving Size & More)

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Turnip Greens? (Benefits, Risks, Serving Size & More)

In this article, we are going to talk about turnip greens as food for the guinea pig! What exactly are the turnip greens? They are the green part of the turnip vegetable (cruciferous vegetable family, such as broccoli or kale). In this article, we are only going to talk about turnip greens (top part), our guinea pigs can also consume the bottom part/root of the turnip (see our previous article for more details). The turnip...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Toast (Benefits, Risks & More)

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Toast? (Benefits, Risks & More)

Breakfast food is nutritious, healthy and the perfect start for the whole day. For me, breakfast is not complete without a piece of toast or a few! The smell of crunchy, crispy, golden-brown bread makes me hungry just by thinking about it. But enough talk about our breakfast, we are here to talk about guinea pigs and if they can have a taste of this delicious and simple breakfast food – toast. So, can guinea...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Thyme (Benefits, Risks, Serving Size & More)

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Thyme? (Benefits, Risks, Serving Size & More)

Today we will talk about thyme. Thyme is an incredibly aromatic herb that we use mostly for cooking. It is quite similar to the oregano (it is a relative to the oregano!) and it belongs in the mint family. Apart from cooking, thyme is used as an ornament and also for medicinal purposes as well. Now let’s see if our cute and lovely guinea pigs can consume thyme. Can guinea pigs eat thyme? Yes, guinea...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Tomatoes (Benefits, Risks, Serving Size & More)

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Tomatoes? (Benefits, Risks, Serving Size & More)

Often assumed to be a vegetable, tomato is actually a fruit that belongs to the nightshade family which originated in South America. It is eaten by people all over the world in salads and main meals. Now you are probably wondering what about our cute little guinea pigs, can they eat this delicious treat? No worries we will cover every question in detail about tomatoes and guinea pigs. So, can guinea pigs eat tomatoes? Yes,...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Tangerines (Benefits, Risks, Serving Size & More)

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Tangerines? (Benefits, Risks, Serving Size & More)

Summer is a perfect season when it comes to tasting juicy and refreshing fruits. Today we will talk about the tangerine. This fruit is incredibly healthy, tasty, hydrating, refreshing and aromatic. Everyone loves a plate full of tangerine wedges during hot summer days. But, do our guinea pigs like tangerines? Or more precisely, can they eat this fruit? Let’s find out! Can guinea pigs eat tangerines? Yes, guinea pigs can eat tangerines. But, tangerines shouldn’t...

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