We may have a cultural aversion to ingesting insects, but bugs are a low-fat protein source that require far fewer resources to raise than cattle or pigs, and their farming is thought to emit fewer greenhouse gases.
EXCELLENT informative and well-written blog on foraging by Green Deane. This page: Earthworms: 82% protein and full of healthy Omega 3 fatty acids. Just be sure to wash and cook first. (But you didn't didn't need that reminder)
ROME — The U.N. has new weapons to fight hunger, boost nutrition and reduce pollution, and they might be crawling or flying near you right now: edible insects. The Food and Agriculture Organization on Monday hailed the likes of grasshoppers, ants and other members of the insect world as an underutilized food for people, livestock and pets.