Bug 'Power Protein' Snacks

By: Pearl - Published: Oct 24, 2008 • References:
Many people love eating sushi, but would you eat bug sushi? You’ve got to admit that these look quite "artistic," so long as they remain on the plate!

These delicacies have been a high protein food source for the Japanese for centuries. Many Japanese restaurants offer a variety of edible bugs, usually caught wild.

Scientists are trying to promote insects as an inexpensive source of protein especially with the spiraling costs of feed needed to farm cattle and other livestock. Stats for Insect Sushi Trending: Older & Warm
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