Do You Want Flies With That? 10 Insects You Should Consider Adding to Your Diet


“There’s a fly in my soup” could become a prized statement in restaurants, as scientists and food scarcity researchers worldwide embrace the nutritional and environmental benefits of eating insects. As the projected world population for 2050 is 9 billion people, current food production will need to almost double. However, overfished oceans, land and water scarcity, and an ever-increasing carbon footprint requires looking to a new form of farming: farming insects. Read on to learn about how you can join the more than 2 billion people worldwide who consume 1,900 species of edible insects as part of their diet.