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  • Apples (all varieties, no seeds) Apples contain malic and tartaric acids, which keep the liver and digestion healthy.  

  • Apricots (no pits or area near pit).  Dried, unsweetened apricots have the higher Vitamin A content of all fruits.  Excellent source of potassium, niacin, riboflavin and iron.

  • Bananas .  Good source of B6, potassium, riboflavin).  You should remove peel before giving to your bird, but  I have to admit, I serve my bananas in slices to my Hahns.  Without the peel they will not eat them.  I believe they don't like the feel of the mushy banana.  They eat the inside and drop the peel to the floor for the  cleaners!

  • Berries (strawberries (have to be washed extremely well with a veggie wash), blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, cranberries)  Strawberry leaves help to remove metallic poisons from the blood.  Raspberry leaves help soothe the entire system.  Blackberries are a source of ascorbic acid and strawberries a source of vitamin C and potassium.

  • Cactus fruit

  • Cherimoya

  • Cherries, No pits.  Can be helpful in healing gout.

  • Coconuts

  • Coquitos (mini coconuts)

  • Currents

  • Dates.  Source of potassium and niacin

  • Figs.  Source of potassium and iron

  • Grapes (red, green, black) Grapes help the kidneys by decreasing the acidity of uric acid

  • Grapefruit.  Source of Vitamin C)

  • Guavas

  • Kiwis.  Source of potassium and ascorbic acid.

  • Kumquats

  • Leeches

  • Lemons

  • Mangos. source of vitamin A, niacin, vitamin C and potassium.

  • Melons (rinds are toxic, watermelon, honeydew, crenshaw, cantaloupe, (good source for vitamins A, C and potassium.  Watermelon, while high in water content, contains vitamins A, C, potassium, thiamin and phosphorus. Honeydew is low in vitamin content.

  • Nectarines (no pits or area near pit)  This is a source of Vitamin A and niacin.

  • Oranges.  This is a good source of Vitamin C.  Frozen, undiluted concentrate can be used for cooking and contains the highest amount of potassium and Vitamin C. Contain flavonoids, carotenoids and terpenes, which are natural cancer inhibitors.  If squeezed over soft foods, said to keep them fresh longer. 

  • Papaya.  Contains papain, which aids digestion and helps the stomach and pancreas and is high in vitamin C.

  • Passion fruit

  • Peaches (no pits or area near pits).  Unsweetened, dried varieties have more vitamin A, riboflavin and potassium.

  • Pears (no seeds).  good source of potassium.

  • Pepino melons

  • Pineapple

  • Plantains.  Good source of vitamin A, C and potassium

  • Plums (no pits)

  • Pomegranates.  Great for the kidneys.

  • Raisins.  Good source of potassium, thiamin, niacin and phosphorus.

  • Star fruit

  • Tangerines.


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