There are many reasons to eat bugs. Their high protein content makes them perfect for people on a paleo or low-carb diet. They’re also a source of vitamin B12, vitamin A, zinc, and iron, so they’re great for anyone who needs more of these nutrients.
Chitin is a fibrous biopolymer consisting of polysaccharides. It’s the major constituent of the exoskeletons of arthropods like insects and crustaceans, and the cell walls of fungi.
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