can guinea pigs eat hummus

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Hummus?

Hummus is a Levantine dip or spread made from cooked, mashed chickpeas or other beans, blended with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and garlic.

It is popular in the Middle East and in Middle Eastern cuisine around the globe.

It can also be found in most grocery stores in North America and Europe. (source)

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Hummus?

Unfortunately, it is not a good food for guinea pigs to eat due to its content and texture.

They cannot eat garlic and salt and chickpeas are not great for them either.

The texture of hummus is also not comfortable for guinea pigs to eat so they have to lick it.

It also holds no nutritional value for them

If they ate a little it wouldn’t harm them, but it isn’t a food that should be purposely be fed to guinea pigs.

For more foods that guinea pigs can and can’t eat, check out our guinea pig food list.

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