As the annual spectacle of celebrities eating jungle nasties draws to a close this weekend, what’s the nutritional value of an I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! style diet?
There was a woman who swallowed a fly. Then a spider that wiggled and wiggled and tickled inside her.
The thrill of this nursery rhyme – and its TV equivalent, the bushtucker trial on I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! – is the excruciating thought of eating something icky and unlikely.
But what would a diet of spiders and flies, mouse tails and camel toes do to the body? Is there enough nutritional value in these icky somethings to sustain human life?
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