A newcomer's guide to edible bugs

Insects are packed with protein and can taste pretty delicious. Here are some bugs worth biting.

Many different species of insects are eaten around the world, but in Western countries, we’re still generally grossed out at the thought. A report released by the United Nations in 2013 encouraged people to eat more insects. That’s because insects are rich in protein, and farming of insects has a much lower environmental footprint than cattle, for instance. So what’s best to try if you’re an insect-eating newbie? We’re to help you figure out which insects can be quite delicious, and which you can leave for the birds (literally).

 

READ THE GUIDE TO EDIBLE BUGS ON THE MOTHER NATURE NETWORK

 

 

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