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

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

 


 
 

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