Insects are a great source of protein, yes – and protein contains the body’s building blocks.

But insects have so much more benefit for a strong immune system since they are rich in B vitamins, zinc, calcium, iron, magnesium, essential omega fatty acids, and prebiotic fibers for a healthy gut micro-biome!

I also discuss the importance of creating circular systems in your community or family to ensure long term food security. Recorded in early March while in Africa…but the message will be important for the long term.

For more detailed information on the nutrient content of insects check out Crickster’s post on insect nutrition!

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