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10 Incredibly Tasty Insects You Can Eat Today

Looking to add a little variety to your daily diet? You can replace those fatty snacks and sugar-laden candy with something that is nutritious, packed with protein, and may even boost your immunity. S

Looking to add a little variety to your daily diet? You can replace those fatty snacks and sugar-laden candy with something that is nutritious, packed with protein, and may even boost your immunity. Sounds great, right? Well, we have here ten tasty insects that you can munch on today. Some of these bugs are considered rare delicacies in parts of the world. Some are covered in chocolate, others in salt. A few of these insects are protein powerhouses, and one is even said to increase your energy levels.

These bugs can be eaten in so many different ways. The best part of all? You do not even need to travel around the world to take part in a new delectable dish. Thanks to the magic of the Internet, you can purchase these tasty treats online and have them delivered to your home. It is more convenient than ever to enjoy the crispiness of deep-fried tarantula, or the sweet flavor of a scorpion lollipop.

A lot of work goes into creating scrumptious critters for your dining pleasure. You may love sprinkling larvets onto your salad, or finding weaver ant eggs in your trail mix. Maybe you could even give your sweetie some chocolate-covered giant ants.

10 Giant Water Beetles

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9 Tarantula

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8 Locusts

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7 Termites

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6 Pregnant Crickets

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5 Larvets

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4 Scorpions

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3 Weaver Ant Eggs

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2 Casu Marzu

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1 Giant Ants

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Rounding out the list are giant ants, which are often served covered in chocolate. We all know that chocolate makes everything better, right? These insects provide a nutty and flavorful taste, and are said to boost immunity. They are prepared very nicely: toasted in a clay pot and coated in Belgian chocolate. Residents of Colombia have been consuming these ants for a long time as a source of energy, due to their formic acid. They are collected during the springtime rains and are considered a rare delicacy in parts of the world. These tasty critters can be purchased over the Internet.

Sources: beforeitsnews.com, incrediblethings.com, worldhum.com, bbc.com, newsweek.com, dailymail.co.uk, teacher.com, eatingthaifood.com, bonappetit.com

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