Eating insects might seem yucky, but they are nutritious and there is no reason you can’t

According to the United Nations, insects are part of the traditional diet of 2 billion people around the world, with 1,900 species considered both edible and a highly nutritious food source with healthy fats, protein, fiber, vitamins and essential minerals.

“It’s interesting that many people who like shrimp and lobster think insects are yucky,” she said. “But shellfish are kind of like underwater insects.”

I copied the title so don’t blame me for the bad grammar.  Read the source article if you don’t believe me.

Still yucky if you ask me.


Pets Are Good For Humans’ Health – NPR

Eric O’Grey was 51, obese and suffering from diabetes and high cholesterol when he took home an overweight shelter dog. Now the duo are headlining a campaign on how pets improve humans’ lives.

Source: Eric And Peety Make The Case That Pets Are Good For Humans’ Health : Shots – Health News : NPR

The video located in the website link above is a must see.  Wonderful story!