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Why Eat Bugs? We should all eat bugs. Eating insects can have a positive effect on your life in a variety of ways. There is the personal experience, the global experience and the environmental...


Insects are classed as novel foods in Europe despite the fact that at least 2 billion people across the world eat insects every day as part of their regular diet! Insects are legislated in Europe under the Novel Food Directive (EU 2015/2283, which replaced EC Regulation 258/97 and EU Commission Recommendation 97/618/EC).


Five reasons we should all be eating insects. ... In the West, insects are pests, a source of torment with whole industries devoted to their destruction. ... Currently, 2 billion people eat ...


10 reasons why we should eat insects A new BBC Four documentary sees presenter Stefan Gates trying to discover whether eating insects could save the world. Helena Goodrich gives ten reasons why ...


7 Reasons to Eat Insects Eating bugs may not seem appetizing, but according to John Coupland, PhD, CFS, Professor of Food Science at Penn State University and member for the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), insects are a sustainable alternative protein source with nutritional benefits that can’t be ignored.


Well, to answer this, I had to branch out of my area of expertise and ask a Biological Anthropologist, Dr. Julie Lesnik, as to why we, in Western culture, don’t think of bugs as a food option.And it has to do a lot with our evolutionary history!


If you think eating insects is gross, you may be in the cultural minority. Throughout history, people have relished insects as food. Today, many cultures still do. Ten thousand years ago hunters ...


Countries That Eat Bugs. ... And though noshing on insects is still a little taboo here — particularly in the cities — many Japanese people are beginning to broaden their culinary horizons.


The bugs are seasoned and fried in a wok until crispy, then served to passers-by at local food markets. Ant eggs, like the ones shown here, are also popular. Read More: Countries That Eat Bugs