Above all, insects are packed with nutrients, vitamins and minerals. Many insects are rich in protein and good fats, Vitamins B1, B2 and B12, high in calcium, iron, zinc and are also a good source for fiber.
It is known that animal-sourced dietary protein is superior to other sources as it contains all 9 essential amino acids, unlike plants and others.
Insects are biologically more separated from humans than vertebrate livestock, so the risk of an insect viral pathogen or parasite jumping to humans is extremely low.
"Insects are the most sustainable source of protein available"
By 2050 the estimated global population will reach 9 billion, as agricultural land available has been unsustainably decreasing… for every person, there are more than 200 million insects on earth, which would be enough to end hunger.
Unlike other forms of protein, insects need only a small percentage of resources such as land and water to be produced.
Livestock produces more greenhouse gases than all the world´s vehicles combined.
Insects are cold blooded and have a great energy conversion rate. When farmed, they consumed minimal amounts of water compared to the production of other food products and finished goods.
Insect Flour (100g) < 1 liter