So if we’re eating bugs anyway, why not take it to its logical conclusion and do something good for the world at the same time? That’s the thinking of people within a growing movement which believes that we should use bugs and insects as a way to help feed the world. Sites such as Food-Insects.com claim that bugs are as healthy as traditional livestock but don’t have all the negative environmental impacts of farming animals for food. According to the author of a book called The Revolution Will Not Be Microwaved, grasshoppers are surprisingly tasty, filling, and taste "something like popcorn,” crickets are incredibly high in calcium and potassium, roasted grubs make a fat-filled protein snack, earthworms make a very nutritious flour, and raw ant eggs taste like couscous.

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