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

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

Watercress is one of the healthiest vegetables on the planet. This vegetable is really full of nutrients and watercress’s name comes from its growth pattern. It grows in water and this is a type of aquatic plant. Watercress growth is rapid, and it takes a short time to reach maturity. Now that you are more familiar with this plant lets see if our guinea pigs can consume watercress. So, can guinea pigs eat watercress? Yes,...

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Wheatgrass

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

Wheatgrass is really healthy and nutritious, but what exactly is this food? We use this super-food in many healthy recipes, and we can take it as a supplement too. You have surely seen or heard about the wheatgrass juice for example – it looks (and smells) like someone blended some lawn trimmings! Simply put, the wheatgrass represents the fresh, first sprouted leaves of the wheat plant. It is healthy, it makes our immunity stronger, and...

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

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

Yellow squash is a super-tasty veggie and is used in many recipes. This type of squash is also known as summer squash because it is mostly harvested during the summer months. And as summer approaches, we can prepare our mouthwatering recipes based on fresh yellow squash. Now, you are probably wondering if our cute little guinea pigs can consume yellow squash. Well, let’s find out! Can guinea pigs eat yellow squash? Yes, guinea pigs can...

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...