Kelp

Kelp is high in calcium and iodine - both of which are very beneficial to chameleons.

Nutrients per 100grams

Proximates
Moisture 81.58 g
Ash 6.610 g
Protein 1.68 g
Total Fat 0.56 g
Carbohydrate 9.57 g
Energy (kcal) 43 kCal
Energy (kJ) 180 kJ
Other Carbohydrates
Fibre, total dietary 1.3 g
Sugars, total 0.60 g
Minerals
Calcium, Ca 168 mg
Iron, Fe 2.85 mg
Magnesium, Mg 121 mg
Phosphorus, P 42 mg
Potassium, K 89 mg
Sodium, Na 233 mg
Zinc, Zn 1.23 mg
Copper, Cu 0.130 mg
Manganese, Mn 0.200 mg
Selenium, Se 0.7 µg
Vitamins
Beta carotene 70 µg
Retinol activity equivalents, RAE 6 µg
Folacin, total 180 µg
Folic acid, synthetic form 0µg
Folate, naturally occurring 180 µg
Niacin 0.470 mg
Pantothenic acid 0.642 mg
Riboflavin 0.150 mg
Thiamin 0.050 mg
Vitamin B-6 0.002 mg
Vitamin C 3.0 mg
Vitamin K 66.0 µg
Tocopherol, alpha 1.49 mg
Amino Acids
Tryptophan 0.048 g
Threonine 0.055 g
Isoleucine 0.076 g
Leucine 0.083 g
Lysine 0.082 g
Methionine 0.025 g
Cystine 0.098 g
Phenylalanine 0.043 g
Tyrosine 0.026 g
Valine 0.072 g
Arginine 0.065 g
Histidine 0.024 g
Alanine 0.122 g
Aspartic acid 0.125 g
Glutamic acid 0.268 g
Glycine 0.100 g
Proline 0.073 g
Serine 0.098 g
Lipids
Fatty acids, saturated, total 0.247 g
Fatty acids, monounsaturated, total 0.098 g
Fatty acids, polyunsaturated, total 0.047 g
Cholesterol 0mg


These values are from the Canadian Department of Agriculture, Human Nutrition Information Service

More nutritional information for common gutload produce:
http://www.chameleonforums.com/blogs/sandrachameleon/75-feeder-nutrition-gutloading.html
http://www.chameleonforums.com/blogs/sandrachameleon/nutritional-information/
http://www.chameleonforums.com/blogs/sandrachameleon/204-calcium-phosphorus-ratios-common-good-gutload-foods.html

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Comments

Protein 3.03
Lipid 0.64
Digestible Carbohydrate 0.00
Fibre 9.68
Iodine 0.21
Calcium 0.15
Iron 0.002
Magnesium 0.107
Phosphorus 0.080
Sodium 0.872
Potassium 0.05
Zinc 0.0004
Manganese 0.0014
Ascorbic Acid 0.003
Alpha-Tocoperol 0.0009
Thiamin 0.00006
Riboflavin 0.000023
Niacin 0.0016
Folic Acid 0.05
Cholesterol 0.0
Leucine 0.257
Lysine 0.112
Phenylalanine 0.112
Glycine 0.112
Alanine 0.136
Valine 0.209
 

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