insects are being eaten in most of the world. archaeological evidence tells us that entomophagy has been practiced since mankind first made an appearance on this planet. it would appear that all levels of society consumed various insects and today they remain an important food source in many parts of the world. insects are low in carbohydrates, high in protein along with fat and calories. that’s why eating insects is becoming more and more popular in western cultures. however, there is little information available on edible insects available in areas where these western cultures are located. since one cannot know under what conditions any insects one may capture in the wild developed, it is best not to eat them. they may have been exposed to pesticides, fed on and accumulated plant toxins, or contain parasites or bacteria. the following is provided for informational purposes only : let us explore the edible insect world more on quality insects