Insect eating in the U.S. has typically been reserved for challenges on reality shows such as "Survivor" and "Fear Factor." However, the icky feeling Americans have toward eating bugs isn't shared with much of the world. And with an eye toward sustainability, even Americans may soon be changing their tune, since bugs require nearly 1000 times less water to produce than a pound of beef and release fewer greenhouse gases. Plus, with more than 1,400 of the 900,000 known species of insect being safe to eat, there must be a variety that meets your fancy.
How To Cook Bugs
Learn how to make an insect-cooking chef's favorite dish, scorpion scaloppine.
Which Bugs Are Safe To Eat?
Find out which North American bugs would make the safest—and tastiest—snacks.
10 Reasons To Add Bugs To Your Diet
They're better for the environment, for one thing.
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