What’s tasty, abundant and high in protein? Bugs!
Although less common outside the tropics, entomophagy, the practice of eating bugs, was once extremely widespread throughout cultures. You may feel icky about munching on insects, but they feed about 2 billion people each day (Mmm, fried tarantulas, yummy). They also hold promise for food security and the environment. Emma Bryce makes a compelling case for dining on bugs in this thought-provoking TED Talk. Watch the video below, the nutrition facts at 2:25 are just mind-boggling.