The consumption of insects is an idea that is consistently getting more popular. Despite a lot of people’s dismissal of the concept, the Food and Agriculture Organisation estimates that about two billion of the world’s population already eat insects as part of their normal diet .
Although the demand is increasing in Europe and America, insects on a plate is still seen as an exotic dish or some type of novelty product, rather than a viable long-term alternative.
However, the fitness industry seems to have found a solution by incorporating bugs into items like protein powders, ice-creams and brownies.
Let’s look at why gym enthusiasts and fitness brands are jumping on the bandwagon.