More than a quarter of the world's population eats insects, and the rest of us have plenty of reasons to do the same. They're high in fat and protein, and they're less resource-intensive to raise, which is better for the environment. They could make for a tasty way to feed our growing planet—if you can get past the "yuck" factor.
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GRAPHIC: Álvaro Valiño, Lawson Parker, and Kelsey Nowakowski
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PRODUCER: Katwo Puertollano
SOURCES: FAO; Arnold van Huis, Wageningen University, the Netherlands; and New Generation Nutrition, the Netherlands
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