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Can guinea pigs eat nuts and raisins?

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I think that its not a good idea to raisins to guinea pigs daily. * The natural sugar content is too high in the raisin. * I read that raisins are not good for guinea pigs. read more

Guinea pigs shouldn't eat too much saturated fatty acids (present in peanuts) or sugar (present in raisins). Although humans and basically any other pet shouldn't consume too much of these, guinea pigs have a stomach that can easily be upset. read more

So, your guinea pig can eat raisins, but may not receive as many health benefits from this particular treat as from other fruits and vegetables. Yes, guinea pigs can eat raisins. Because of their high sugar content, be sure to limit the amount of raisins you feed your guinea pig. read more

Raisins are dried grapes, and guinea pigs can eat grapes. This doesn't mean that you can feed us raisins exactly the same way as you would grapes, however. The drying process compresses the sugar that was originally in the grapes into a much smaller space, so that raisins are about 72% sugar by weight. read more

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If a potato can produce vitamin C, why can't we? Within the animal kingdom only humans and guinea pigs are unable to synthesize vitamin C in their own bodies. Why us and guinea pigs? No point asking. Nobody knows.
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