Pet stores sell many hamster foods and it can be difficult to know which to feed. Many foods sold for hamsters are low quality and do not provide appropriate nutrition. Some foods are especially bad; for example, Oxbow has ingredients your hamster cannot effectively digest and can lead to eventual starvation. The good news is feeding your hamster a nutritious, high quality healthy diet is easy! A healthy diet consists of high-quality lab blocks with a seed mix and fresh foods.