It might not be everyone's [cup / mug] of tea, but scientists say cockroach milk could become a new superfood. Insect dairy could be the next [bigger / big] thing on supermarket [shelves / racks] and in our diets. Scientists say insect milk could be a [perfect / prefect] non-dairy alternative to cow's milk, no matter how hard it might be for people to [accept / acceptance] milk from bugs. Scientists studied the nutritional [valuable / value] of the milk from the Pacific Beetle cockroach. They discovered that the milk was much [rich / richer] in nutrients than dairy milk. Scientists said: "A [singled / single] crystal of cockroach milk is estimated to [contain / contents] more than three times the energy of an equivalent [mass / mast] of dairy milk." The crystals were also full of amino acids and proteins.
Most cockroaches do not [actual / actually] produce milk. The Pacific Beetle cockroach is the only one known to [fed / feed] milk to its young. However, milking enough cockroaches to [putrefy / satisfy] a growing human population clearly isn't [as / was] easy as milking cows. An alternative is to try and replicate the milk [on / in] a lab using stem cell technology, and then turn this technique into a large-scale industrial [process / procession] . A South African company called Gourmet Grubb has [still / already] started selling insect-milk ice cream. It says the milk is, "a [sustenance / sustainable] , nature-friendly, nutritious, lactose-free, delicious, [guilt-free / guilty-free] dairy alternative of the future". It won't be too long before other companies [jump / bump] on the bug-milk bandwagon.