Entomophagy among the Luo of Kenya: a potential mineral source?

  title={Entomophagy among the Luo of Kenya: a potential mineral source?},
  author={Dirk Lund Christensen and Francis O Orech and Michael N Mungai and Torben Larsen and Henrik Friis and Jens Aagaard-Hansen},
  journal={International journal of food sciences and nutrition},
  volume={57 3-4},
Primary objective To determine the iron, zinc, and calcium content in different insects commonly eaten among the Luo of Kenya. Research design A cross-sectional design was chosen for the study in order to determine the insects eaten and their mineral content during a specific season.Methods and procedures Five different insect species were identified and collected with the help of local informants in the Nyang'oma sublocation of the Bondo district in western Kenya, and were analysed for iron… CONTINUE READING
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