If you found a cockroach in your cereal, your whole year would be ruined. We have such a physical revulsion to bugs that the above headline probably sounds like a threat: "In the future, food will be so scarce that you'll scarf down a grasshopper! You know, right after cooking and eating your own diiiiick!"
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"I wish my kids were here to witness this, but I ate them out of desperation first."
But I've already told you this isn't about making you afraid of a nightmare future. I'm saying that bugs will slip seamlessly into our diets the same way high fructose corn syrup did, only this time the world will be much better for it. I'm going to prove it to you in five steps. Ready?
A) You already eat bugs; you just don't know it. The strawberry flavoring in your milkshake/yogurt/smoothie contains crushed insects -- specifically this guy, the Dactylopius coccus: