Edible Insects As Part of the Traditional Food System of the Popoloca Town of Los Reyes Metzontla, Mexico

  title={Edible Insects As Part of the Traditional Food System of the Popoloca Town of Los Reyes Metzontla, Mexico},
  author={Ana Mar{\'i}a Acu{\~n}a and Laura Caso and M F Mario Aliphat and Carlos H. Vergara},
Abstract Edible insects are an integral part of the Traditional Food System of the Popoloca people of Los Reyes Metzontla in Mexico. Investigation of the knowledge associated with the gathering, preparation, consumption and classification (hot-cold) of edible insects shows that insect gathering is closely related with other activities such as subsistence agriculture, firewood collection and animal husbandry. These activities involve visits to the scrubland where, in addition, many wild foods… 
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