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Entomophagy (from Greek ἔντομος éntomos, "insect(ed)", and φᾰγεῖν phăgein, "to eat") is the consumption of insects as food.
Insects can be a good source of not only protein, but also vitamins, minerals, and fats. For example, crickets are high in calcium, and termites are rich in iron. One hundred grams of giant silkworm moth larvae provide 100 percent of the daily requirements for copper, zinc, iron, thiamin, and riboflavin. Ants can also contain protein depending on the size of the insect. The smaller the species, the greater the chance of it containing minimal or no protein. Grubs of the sago palm weevil (a staple in Papua New Guinea) are laden with unsaturated fat. Many insects contain abundant stores of lysine, an amino acid deficient in the diets of many people who depend heavily on grain.
Eat bugs for meat as an alternative to avert future food crisis: Calling the international community to look for an alternative before it is too late, Dutch scientist Huis, at a seminar, introduced several bug-based foods to "guinea pig" taste-testers. Huis claimed that sooner the world would have Bug Mac worth $.32 over $3.25 Big Mac when humans will start eating more bugs for meat. He insisted the best way to start eating bugs for meat was to try it at least once since it was the only way to avert the future food crisis.
I'll start small. Like a meal a month. I can see myself dreading that meal all month long