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This article is by a website that sells bird products and supplements, so it is no surprise that they recommended products that they sell such as Harrison's products, Featheriffic, and Nekton Bio. Fresh foods such as vegetables and a bit of fruit (which the article mentions) and quality seed are recommended to provide to your parrotlet. Sprouts are also good to provide, which this article also mentions.

It is not entirely correct to say that they do not store vitamins and minerals as indicated in this article. Fat soluble vitamins which include vitamin A, D, E, and K are association with the absorption of fats in the diet and can be stored in parts of their body. All other vitamins are water soluble and are not stored in the body.

Pellets are not necessary for parrotlets, and have been linked to kidney and liver issues in small bird species. They are a processed food made up of ground up seeds along with fillers like corn, soy, wheat, and synthetic vitamins (chemicals). For those who do choose to feed pellets, it should make up a very small percentage of their diet. Tops is the only brand of pellets recommended as they are produced differently than others.
 
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