Wednesday, November 13, 2019

ENTOMOLOGISTS OR BUG CARD COLLECTORS SHOULD BECOME ENTOMOPHAGISTS


If you are interested in bugs, it time that you try eating them. Most of the world eats bugs.
They are very nutritious and will be necessary in the future when meat is not readily available.
 An inexpensive way to try bugs is the Lil Bugz packets as linked below.


For more information on the value and need for eating bugs,. see the link below.




Thursday, October 24, 2019

STRANGEST IN THE WORLD FROM NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC




is the most complete guide to edible insect nutrition I could find. Did you know that among other advantages edible insects help with combating inflammation and is good for your brain?
The above blog will explain just about everything we know about insect nutrition.

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

THE AMAZING HONEYPOT ANT


Ants are amazing. This is a honeypot ant that is used to store food without spoiling and to feed ants that do not leave the nest. The video below has some extraneous footage but is the best description I could find.

HONEYPOT ANT YOUTUBE VIDEO


FUN BOOK ON WHY WE NEED INSECTS

"In Buzz, Sting, Bite: Why We Need Insects (Simon & Schuster, 2019), Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson comes to the defense of the "tiny critters that all do their little bit to save your life, every single day." A professor of conservation biology at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Sverdrup-Thygeson is a lively, witty, and discerning guide through the scientific lore surrounding some of the tiniest—though still very powerful—organisms on Earth."


INTERESTING BUG LINKS

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

CRICKETS & GRASSHOPPERS fOUND TO HAVE FIVE TIMES ANTITOXIDANTS THAN ORANGE JUICE


https://youtu.be/qf5_KmlKj9E

"New research from Frontiers in Nutrition came out that looked at the antioxidant capacity in edible insects compared to orange juice and olive oil. 
Antioxidants, at least from research conducted in the lab, are the chemical molecules that help protect cells in the body by reducing and removing free radicals from damaging those cells.
The exciting results found that crickets, grasshoppers, and silkworms all contained 5X the antioxidant capacity compared to orange juice."
               See article: https://www.cricketflours.com/edible-insect-antioxidants/
To order edible insects and cricket powder: EDIBLEINSECTS.COM

More information: https://twitter.com/BugsForDinner


Tuesday, July 2, 2019

INSECTS AND THEIR EFFECTS ON SOIL

DUNG BEETLE

How important are bugs in healthy soil and what kind are they? Read this scientific article.
https://www.jstor.org/stable/1929431?seq=1#metadata_info_tab_contents

For a good video about bugs in your garden watch this video.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNW7Ww9eqi8