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A new United Nations says that we should all eat insects. The report is from the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization. It is called " Insects: Future Prospects for Food and Security". The U.N. says it is important we eat insects to the Earth. It gave three reasons why we should be insects to our diet. The first is they are good for our health. "Insects are healthy, alternatives to mainstream staples as chicken, pork, beef and even fish." The second reason is they are better for the environment than cows, sheep, and other animals. Finally, "insect farming" would help millions of families around the world eat and start a small .

Many cultures already insects in their diet. The report says: "Many people around the world eat insects out of , largely because of the [tastiness]….More than 1, 900 species have been used as food." However, most people in Western or "" countries think the idea of eating insects is . The report says governments need to Westerners about the of eating bugs so they get over the "disgust factor". Ento, a company in London that sells insect-based food, said it is to get people to eat creepy-crawlies. It told the "New Scientist" magazine: "On , insects are fantastic, but on a plate, most people won't them."

 


 
 

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