can hamsters eat ginger

Can Hamsters Eat Ginger?

Ginger is a flowering plant, also known as ginger root or simply ginger, and is widely used as a spice or a folk medicine because of its many qualities.

So can hamsters eat ginger at all?

Let’s take a look at their nutritional data and find out more.

In particular, their acidic, water, phosphorus, sugar, salt, calcium, and fat content is of particular interest as far as hamsters are concerned.

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 1,404 kJ (336 kcal)
Carbohydrates
71.62 g
Sugars 3.39 g
Dietary fiber 14.1 g
Fat 4.24 g
Protein 8.98 g
Vitamins
Thiamine (B1) (4%) 0.046 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (14%) 0.17 mg
Niacin (B3) (64%) 9.62 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5)
(10%) 0.477 mg
Vitamin B6 (48%) 0.626 mg
Folate (B9) (3%) 13 μg
Vitamin C (1%) 0.7 mg
Vitamin E (0%) 0.0 mg
Minerals
Calcium (11%) 114 mg
Iron (152%) 19.8 mg
Magnesium (60%) 214 mg
Manganese (1586%) 33.3 mg
Phosphorus (24%) 168 mg
Potassium (28%) 1320 mg
Sodium (2%) 27 mg
Zinc (38%) 3.64 mg

source wikipedia

As you can see, ginger contains a hint of salt, a lot of phosphorus, calcium, acidic content, sugar and fat.

This means that hamsters cannot eat ginger at all.

It is not good for hamsters on many levels because it will make them sick if they eat it.

As a result, ginger is a food to avoid unfortunately as far hamsters are concerned.