this power point about insect iam prepared with my group at collage and i explain for other student at class i get hight mark over other one report my teacher say that so nice and your subject had many information.
Insects are so distributed in the world ,we can
seen in every where on the our plan. Human already
communities with insects, it knew as the blessed and
worshiped like older Egyptian, or used in so many
scopes of life like served as a food source for people
for tens of thousands of years and treatments,
because the structure of boy insects contained
many useful component like( proteins enzymes and
vitamins). In sentury21 so many country used insects
as food like Japan, China, India...act(1).
is the practice of eating insects - including arachnids
(tarantulas) and myriapods (centipedes).The word
“entomophagy” derives from the Greek term éntomos, or
éntomon, meaning, “insect(ed),” literally meaning “cut in
two,” referring to an insect’s segmented body, and
phăgein, “to eat.” Combined, the two terms mean, “insect
Why people used inscts as food?!
Vitamins and minerals
In Angola, the caterpillar,
Usta terpsichore M. & W.
(Satumiidae), was found to
be a rich source of iron,
copper, zinc, thiamin
(vitamin B1 and riboflavin
(B2); of cooked insect
provided > 100% of the daily
requirement of each of these
minerals and vitamins (3).
Most insects are
cheap, tasty and a good
natural protein source
requiring less land and
feed than raising cows
since low calories and low protein are the
main causes of death for approximately 5
million children annually, insect protein
formulated into a ready-to-use therapeutic
food similar to Nutriset's Plumpy'Nut
Some example of the insect used as food
1-Locusts (actually grasshoppers): are used by various
African groups consistently as food. They are collecting
before be came more active . This insect boiled before
it being cleaned and salted. Event the legs are used by
grinding and combining them with peanut butter and
salt. Locusts is so used in cokrea (7) .
2-Rhino beetle Grubs: This beetle belongs to order
Coleoptera of class Insecta. The grubs and adult
beetles are very nutritious and full of proteins
and essential amino acids.Usually these beetles are
fried, grilled or roasted to get the best taste. These can
be cooked with coconut to get the best taste. Essential
components include calcium, proteins and
phosphorus. Usually, elytra or hard wings are removed
from the adult beetles as these are indigestible. Grubs
are completely consumed as these are soft bodied (8).
3- Cicadas:Cicadas are very rare insects and are
mostly found in US, China, Japan, Thailand,
Indonesia and Myanmar. According to a biologist
and Cicada expert, these insects are low in
carbohydrates while these are rich source of
proteins. These are soft, juicy and harmless
5- Cockroaches: Cockroaches are generally
considered as filth feeders. It is a wrong
assumption that all the cockroaches feed on dirty
materials. It is very interesting to note that there
are many species of cockroaches which differ in
size, color and most importantly, taste. These are
used after removal of wings and legs. The
immature form is smaller and much tender as
compared to adult insect. These can be
roasted, sauteed boiled or can be fried to crispy
5-Caterpillars :have been eaten by
humans in various areas of the
world. Caterpillars of the Giant
Skippers in Mexico are considered a
delicacy, and are collected from the
fleshy leaves of the maguey plant.
Sold fresh in markets, they are then
fried before consumption(5).
2-Marc Dennis, founder .
3-Ashiru, M. 0. (1988) The food value of the larvae of Anaphe venata Butler
(Lepidoptera: Notodontidae). Ecol. Food Nutr. 22,313-320
4-[ Paoletti, M.G. (2005). Ecological implications of minilivestock: potential
of insects, rodents, frogs, and snails. Science Publishers. p. 648. ISBN
978-1-57808-339-8. Retrieved 2010-05-07.
5-Taylor, R. 1973. Butterflies in My Stomach or Insects in Human Nutrition.
Woodbridge, Santa Barbara, California.
6-DeFoliart, G. R., Ed. (1988-1991) Food Insects Newslett. 1-4 DeFoliart, G.
R. (1989) The human use of insects as food and as animal feed. Bull.
Entomol. Soc. Am. 35,22-35
7- Bodenheimer, F. 1951. Insects as Human Food. Junk, The