Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food
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Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food
Insects as a protein alternative and solution to our world's food crisis.
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Edible insects in Afric An introduction to finding, using and eating insects.

Edible insects in Afric An introduction to finding, using and eating insects. | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Summary: Edible insects are a common ingredient in traditional dishes in many parts of Africa, a continent with more than 250 potentially edible insect species. As the world’s population continues to grow, there is renewed interest in the use of insects as human food. Insects provide animal protein of good quality, and they are rich in lipids and macronutrients. The many edible insect species – an accessible and affordable source of ...
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From fried insects to coffee with BUTTER: The weird and wonderful foods we will all be eating this summer.

From fried insects to coffee with BUTTER: The weird and wonderful foods we will all be eating this summer. | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
5. It’s a bug’s life 

Creepy-crawlies are fast growing in popularity as protein rich insects are becoming firm fixtures in restaurant menus. 

Entomophagy – the practice of eating insects - remains common in some parts of the world with at least two billion people worldwide eating insects, the Food and Agriculture Organisation at the UN reported. 
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Scientists in Kenya develop insect based food to fight malnutrition

Researchers in Kenya have developed nutrient dense food designed to combat childhood malnutrition in western Kenya. The food dubbed WINFOOD has been developed using edible winged termites according...
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Edible insects will replace meat as standard fare says researchers

Edible insects will replace meat as standard fare says researchers | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
DUTCH student Walinka van Tol inspects the worm protruding from a half-eaten chocolate praline she's holding, steels herself with a shrug, then pops it into her mouth.
Ana C. Day's insight:

According to professor Van Huis, about 500 types of insects are eaten in Mexico, 250 in Africa and 180 in China and other parts of Asia - mostly they are a delicacy.

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Easy food crisis solution: Bugs and seaweed

Easy food crisis solution: Bugs and seaweed | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Much of the conversation about how to solve the coming food crisis avoids the issue of broadening our appetites.
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Top 10 Tasty Edible Insects

Top 10 Tasty Edible Insects | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
As any Entomophage (eater of insects) would tell you, these ten bugs are not just pests… they’re good for eating at dinner! In many cases people started eating these insects out of necessity, but these days they’ve become a delicacy. Read on to discover these top ten delicious and tasty insects that you will not be able to resist.
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Entomophagie : La cuisine d'Aminou

Entomophagie : La cuisine d'Aminou | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
L’Orage nous avait tous surpris la nuit précédant ce jour de juillet. De puissantes trombes d’eau s’étaient abattues sur le village d’Amakpape au Togo. Quand l’orage s’atténua, des centaines de ter...

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Edible Insects | Alpha Ecological bug ...

Edible Insects | Alpha Ecological bug ... | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Eating Bugs Isn’t as Strange as You Might Think
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entomophagy, eating insects, eating bugs, bugs, insects, food, bugs as food

entomophagy, eating insects, eating bugs, bugs, insects, food, bugs as food | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
insects for dinner, why do we not eat insects.
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Entomophagy is the concept and practice of eating insects.
The idea of eating insects is not a new ideology.
Read more at http://chadpeterson.org/featured/entomophagy-insects-for-dinner/#vD57CI24uwEkYfgQ.99

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