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WVU researchers determine nutritional properties of protein in cricket, locust and silkworm pupae insect powders

WVU Today | WVU researchers determine nutritional properties of protein in cricket, locust and silkworm pupae insect powdersAnimal farming has traditionally fulfilled human nutritional requirements for protein, but insects may serve as an alternative for direct human consumption in the future. Researchers at the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design are working to [...]

Eating Ants: Nutrition, Benefits, Downsides

Eating Ants: Nutrition, Benefits, DownsidesWhether eating insects is a new concept or a part of your cultural background, you may wonder whether eating ants is healthy. This article explores the benefits and downsides of eating ants.Read the Article

Nutritional Qualities and Enhancement of Edible Insects – PubMed

Nutritional Qualities and Enhancement of Edible Insects - PubMedOver the last decade, the urgency to find alternative and sustainable protein sources has prompted an exponential increase in the interest in insects as a human food source. Edible insects contribute suitable amounts of energy and protein, fatty acids, and micronutrients to the human diet. Nutrition…Read the [...]

Mealworm study: Are insects as nutritious as milk protein?

Mealworm study: Are insects as nutritious as milk protein?02 Jun 2021 --- With commercial pathways opening up following a recent regulatory approval in the EU, mealworm proteins are growingly recognized as a source for highly sustainable and quality protein. And now, according to new research by the Netherlands’ Maastricht University, the novel food source…Read the [...]