Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 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! 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Diet and nutrition Is canned or frozen produce bad for me? News Hand hygiene – how clean are your hands really? Medical Add asthma to list of possible causes of childhood obesity Medical Feeling down during spring? Blame your seasonal allergies News UP student wakes up from 11 week coma: ‘We’ve been surprised by how strong she is’ Parenting C-section rates have nearly doubled since 2000 From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Gut health » Can't lose weight? Blame it on your gut Our nutrition experts weigh in on why gut health is such an important factor in weight loss, on World Obesity Day. Sleep better » Yes, there is such a thing as too much sleep A new study confirms that too little sleep can impair your brain, but interestingly, too much sleep is also a problem.