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28 March 2017

Eating bugs

While most Westerners are relatively new to the idea of eating bugs, many cultures around the globe have long included a variety of insects in their traditional diets. International development experts have suggested that edible insects could offer a more sustainable alternative to fish and meat, but to do so, the critters need to provide more than just protein. A new report has found that grasshoppers, crickets and mealworms contain enough minerals including calcium, copper, zinc and in some cases iron to fill our dietary requirements. Eat up!

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