18 Jan '11, 10am

Save the planet: Swap your steak for bugs and worms (via ST iPhone App)

Mealworm quiches are seen at the Rijn IJssel school for chefs in Wageningen. -- PHOTO: REUTERS WAGENINGEN (Netherlands) - ALL you need to do to save the rainforest, improve your diet, better your health, cut global carbon emissions and slash your food budget is eat bugs. Mealworm quiche, grasshopper springrolls and cuisine made from other creepy crawlies is the answer to the global food crisis, shrinking land and water resources and climate-changing carbon emissions, Dutch scientist Arnold van Huis says. The professor at Wageningen University in the Netherlands said insects have more protein than cattle per bite, cost less to raise, consume less water and don't have much of a carbon footprint. He even has plans for a cookbook to make bug food a more appetising prospect for mature palates. 'Children don't have a problem with eating insects, but adults with developed eating ...

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