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Submission + - What's Stopping Us From Eating Insects? (scientificamerican.com) 1

Lasrick writes: Scientific American has a really nice article explaining why insects should be considered a good food source, and how the encroachment of Western attitudes into societies that traditionally eat insects is affecting consumption of this important source of nutrients. Good stuff.
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What's Stopping Us From Eating Insects?

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  • Regardless of whether the article has any merit and insects would or would not be viable resources, the general populace in western non-insect eating societies will not adapt to it without a major hipster trend (read: unlikely), famine (due to other resources being too expensive or unavailable) or time to adjust. Perhaps if this generation begins to see this, the future ones will not consider it a taboo not just a gag gift (cricket lollipops and chocolate ants).

    My personal opinion is it will become the l

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