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Toxic Food Hamsters

Natural foods are foods that have been minimally processed and do not include ingredients such as added salt, refined sugars, refined flours, milled grains, hydrogenated oils, sweeteners, food colors, and flavorings. Nearly all natural foods, cooked or raw have chemicals and nutrients that are essential for growth and health including carbohydrates, sugars, proteins and vitamins. Some natural foods do contain natural and potentially harmful toxins, these are produced by the plant to ward off pests. Most of the foods listed above are commonly eaten foods that may contain natural toxins and rarely cause any problems for humans. But for animals those same toxins can, and may have adverse health issues. Most of the foods in the list above are foods that may contain natural toxins and therefore should avoid being fed to hamsters'.

Foods Toxic to Hamsters

Some toxins may not take an immediate effect, as some may take several weeks or months to accumulate in the body before manifesting themselves. Some of these foods do contain toxins that animals are unable to metabolize or filter out naturally, and can have serious adverse health issues and side effects in the long or short term.

Toxic food hamsters


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