2021
DOI: 10.3389/fnut.2020.537915
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Abstract: Edible crickets are among the praised insects that are gaining recognition as human food and livestock feed with a potential of contributing to food security and reduction of malnutrition. Globally, the sustainable use of crickets as food or feed is undermined by lack of information on the number of the edible crickets, the country where they are consumed, and the developmental stages consumed. Furthermore, lack of data on their nutritional content and the potential risks to potential consumers limits their co… Show more

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“…Therefore, it is important to find cheap sources of protein and further nutrients for human food and animal feed. It can be obtained mostly from plant materials that are less used (Magara et al 2021). Insects, which were said to be very large, should be given priority in this struggle.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Therefore, it is important to find cheap sources of protein and further nutrients for human food and animal feed. It can be obtained mostly from plant materials that are less used (Magara et al 2021). Insects, which were said to be very large, should be given priority in this struggle.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…e composition of the African cricket species "Gymnogryllus lucens" was documented by Magara et al [5], but this species was moved to another genus, being currently termed as Phonarellus lucens in the Orthoptera Species File (https://orthoptera.speciesfile. org/Common/basic/Taxa.aspx?TaxonNameID�1122521, accessed on February 17 th , 2021).…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Proximate chemical composition (%, dry matter base; nonprocessed) of sampled species (or similar) according to[1,5,7,8,[10][11][12][13][14][15][16][17][18][19][20].…”
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confidence: 99%
“…Another characteristic is the color, which can change with the cooking process; it can be gray, brown, red, or black. Because of this change, it is necessary to carefully choose the type of an insect and the processing applied in the final product ( 104 ).…”
Section: Adoption Of Insect-based Food Barriersmentioning
confidence: 99%