Are Fried Worms Healthier Than Fried Chicken?
A recent study, "Are edible insects more or less 'healthy' than commonly consumed meats?" attempted to determine just that. Commercially farmed insects are more sustainable and less expensive to raise than livestock, so there has been a push to expand production and promotion of these foods. But are insects healthier than beef, pork, and chicken? Researchers from Rikkyo University in Tokyo and Oxford University in the UK wanted to find out. In the study, published in the Eur