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
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entomophagy

Global nutrition The dietary consumption of insects. See Forensic entomology.
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