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The Benefits of Eating Bugs

It would help you, it would help the planet, but what about the yuck factor?

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Bill Broadbent started selling packaged, ready-to-eat insect products online five years ago after his son researched bug-eating and touted the nutritional and environmental benefits. “For fun, we put up a website,” Broadbent says. As sales took off, he formed a company with his sister…

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Robert Roy Britt

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Independent health & science journalist writing motivationally about the science of physical health & mental wellness. Former editor-in-chief of LiveScience.

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