entomophagy

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Consumption of insects as a food. Outside of the US and other developed nations, arthropods and other insects are a major source of nutrition; they are rich in vitamins and lysine—an amino acid deficient in the diet of those subsisting on grains—and provide up to 60% of the dietary protein in rural Africa

entomophagy

Global nutrition The dietary consumption of insects. See Forensic entomology.
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How do you change the idea of eating insects in parts of the world where it is reviled?
The multimillion dollar study will also explore potential allergies that might prevent people from eating insects, according to Daily Nation.
Courtney said: "The main barrier is getting consumers to accept the idea of eating insects.
An increase of one unit in the importance attached to the environmental impact of food choice increased a person's likelihood of eating insects by more than 70%.
THE ISLAND WITH BEAR GRYLLS C4 9pm For once, survival expert Bear Grylls can kick back in comfort and watch other people eating insects as the desert island blokes continue their fight to stay alive in the wild.
Although the literature of the Jewish, Christian and Islamic faiths all cite the eating of insects--the Biblical book of Leviticus describes the locusts which the Children of Israel ate in the desert, for example and there are several references to the eating of locusts in the Koran--yet in more recent times the practice of eating insects became associated with "primitive" diets, and insects themselves were seen only as "pests".
London, Jan 31 ( ANI ): David Cameron has revealed that he is best suited for a show like the 'Great British Bake Off' than 'Strictly Come Dancing' or even 'I'm a Celebrity' because he's better at cooking than taking his clothes off or eating insects.
Stefan has already appeared on BBC programmes Can Eating Insects Save the World?
Indeed, much of the report focused on the "public relations" and "education" campaigns that would be needed to prod people into eating insects.
In the wake of the so-called horse meat scandal along comes an initiative extolling the virtues of eating insects.
David Lavau, who survived by eating insects and drinking stream water, had been presumed dead but his children refused to stop searching for him.