can hamsters eat soybeans

Can Hamsters Eat Soybeans?

Soybeans are a widely cultivated plant of the pea family which produces edible seeds.
So can hamsters eat soybeans?

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

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

Nutritional data

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 1,866 kJ (446 kcal)
Carbohydrates
30.16 g
Sugars 7.33 g
Dietary fiber 9.3 g
Fat
19.94 g
Saturated 2.884 g
Monounsaturated 4.404 g
Polyunsaturated
omega‑3
omega‑6
11.255 g
1.330 g
9.925 g
Protein
36.49 g
Tryptophan 0.591 g
Threonine 1.766 g
Isoleucine 1.971 g
Leucine 3.309 g
Lysine 2.706 g
Methionine 0.547 g
Cystine 0.655 g
Phenylalanine 2.122 g
Tyrosine 1.539 g
Valine 2.029 g
Arginine 3.153 g
Histidine 1.097 g
Alanine 1.915 g
Aspartic acid 5.112 g
Glutamic acid 7.874 g
Glycine 1.880 g
Proline 2.379 g
Serine 2.357 g

Vitamin A equiv. (0%) 1 μg
Thiamine (B1) (76%) 0.874 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (73%) 0.87 mg
Niacin (B3) (11%) 1.623 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5) (16%) 0.793 mg
Vitamin B6 (29%) 0.377 mg
Folate (B9) (94%) 375 μg
Vitamin B12 (0%) 0 μg
Choline (24%) 115.9 mg
Vitamin C (7%) 6.0 mg

Vit E (6%) 0.85 mg
Vitamin K (45%) 47 μg
Minerals
Calcium (28%) 277 mg
Iron (121%) 15.7 mg
Magnesium (79%) 280 mg
Manganese (120%) 2.517 mg
Phosphorus (101%) 704 mg
Potassium (38%) 1797 mg
Sodium (0%) 2 mg
Zinc (51%) 4.89 mg
Other constituents
Water 8.54 g
Cholesterol 0 mg

source wikipedia

Summary

As you can see, soybeans contain quite a bit of water and sugar, a huge amount of phosphorus and acidic content, and a lot of fat.

This means that unfortunately they cannot eat soy beans. They are not good for them at all and may make them sick if eaten. A food to avoid.