Breadfruit is the fruit of an evegreen tree that belongs to the mulberry family. It comes from Southeast Asia and tends to be grown in Asia, Central and South America and the Caribbean.
It has a mealy and bland taste and it contains a lot of starch quite like undercooked potatoes.
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So can guinea pigs eat breadfruit, and if they can, how much of it can they eat.
Let’s take a look by viewing its acidic, phosphorus, sugar, salt, calcium content
Total Carbohydrate27.1g9%
Dietary Fiber4.9g20%
Total Fat0.2g. 0%
Saturated Fat0.0g. 0%
Monounsaturated Fat0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.1g
Vitamin A0.0IU. 0%
Vitamin C29.0mg. 48%
Vitamin D~ ~
Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol)0.1mg. 1%
Vitamin K0.5mcg. 1%
Thiamin0.1mg. 7%
Riboflavin0.0mg. 2%
Vitamin B60.1mg5%
Vitamin B120.0mcg0%
Pantothenic Acid0.5mg5%
Calcium17.0mg. 2%
Iron0.5mg. 3%
Magnesium25.0mg. 6%
Phosphorus30.0mg. 3%
Potassium490mg. 14%
Sodium2.0mg. 0%
Zinc0.1mg. 1%
Copper0.1mg. 4%
Manganese0.1mg. 3%
Selenium0.6mcg. 1%
Cholesterol0.0mg. 0%
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As you can see breadfruit has a hint of phosphorus, calcium, and a little acid. It is also very sweet.
However breadfruit also has a very good amount of vitamin c in it.
So guinea pigs can eat breadfruit, however only once a week in small amounts because of its sweetness. However, it would be a good addition to their diets because of the vitamin c content.
However do get rid of the skin and only feed the flesh.