Food for Birds

VITAMIN A Maintains tissue lining respiratory, reproductive, Digestive and urinary tracts Yellow/winter squash, sweet potatoes & Yams, carrots, alfalfa sprouts, endive, kale, spinach, collard greens, mustard greens, turnip greens, broccoli, beet greens, pumpkin, mango, cantaloupe, chili peppers, red & sweet peppers, chicory, chard, green peppers, persimmons, apricots, papaya, brussel sprouts, asparagus, zucchini, peas.  The darker the flesh, the higher the vitamin A.
B VITAMINS Participate in metabolic reactions and energy production at the cell level & other internal growth Eggs, cheese nuts, sunflowers seeds, millet seeds, green leafy vegetables, grains, asparagus, broccoli, lemons & bananas
(Asorbic Acid)
More important for stressful situations Potatoes, broccoli, red & Green peppers, tomatoes, spinach, asparagus, peas, radishes, swiss chard, zucchini, strawberries, raspberries, kiwi
VITAMIN D-3 Maintains proper calcium and phosphorous balance Egg yolk, full spectrum fluorescent lights
Vitamin E Antioxidant protecting cell membranes Egg yolk, alfalfa sprouts, oats, green leafy vegetables, wheat germ
Vitamin K Maintains blood clotting ability Green leafy vegetables, soy beans, alfalfa sprouts, beet greens
Calcium Maintains growth and support of bone structure (particularly important for African Greys) Egg shell, cheese, dandelion, lowfat yogurt, mineral block, collard greens, turnip & mustard greens, kale, broccoli
Protein The body's building blocks. (Don't give too much) Dried beans & peas, corn, nuts, soybean meal, lowfat plain yogurt, low fat cheese & cottage cheese, well cooked chicken & chicken bones, fish & water packed tuna, turkey, quinoa, amaranth, rice  & bean combinations.