Mealworms as a White Meat
I’ve just read some interesting information in an article from Diet Blog talking about mealworms as an alternative white meat.
Based on a study conducted in Netherlands, mealworms can save the world from food crisis. This food may not appear too alluring but these worms possess edges that other foods sources do not have.
Study shows that mealworms only consume little land space to produce 1 kg of protein. It also has less global warming potential to produce 1 kg of protein. Moreover, there is less energy to spend in cultivating or growing these worms.
According to the author of the article, mealworms contain 20% protein, 13% fat, and 2% fiber. Well, it is not so bad at all when it comes to nutrition. It is good for the stomach as well as for the economic welfare.
To read the full article, just go to Mealworms: The Other Other White Meat.
More Thing to Know About Vitamin D
According to Jimson Lee in his article in Speed Endurance, we all need vitamin D to support healthy bones, teeth, and immune functions. Basically, vitamin D can be acquired through sunshine, real food, oils, or pills and capsules.
Based on a study published in John Hopkins University, lack of vitamin D can cause lower levels of testosterone and estrogen. While other people assume that vitamin D deficiency is one of the main reasons why people get sick with colds and other diseases during the winter.
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