Black Soldier Fly Larvae – It’s What’s For Dinner

It's Thanksgiving week here in the United States, a time when, in addition to giving thanks, we think a lot about food. With that in mind we thank Science Daily and the University of Queensland for contributing to this article.   It may seem a little hard to swallow but the larvae of a waste-eating fly could become a new alternative protein source for humans, according to a University of Queensland scientist. Professor Louw Hoffman said black soldier fly’s larvae, which was already utilized for animal feed, was a high quality protein. “Just like meat, it contains all the nutrients humans need for health,” Professor Hoffman said. “The larvae is richer in zinc and iron than lean meat, and its calcium content is as high as that of milk. Their nutritional composition makes them an interesting contender as a meat alternative, and to date they have demonstrated their potential

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2 thoughts on “Black Soldier Fly Larvae – It’s What’s For Dinner

  1. It is detestable for your esteemed publication to join forces with the New World Order Agenda 21 Starvationability Propaganda Machine in advocating for a bug-based diet among your meat-eating, freedom-loving readership.

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