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Nutritional Value of Four Common Edible Insects in Zambia

@inproceedings{Siulapwa2014NutritionalVO,
  title={Nutritional Value of Four Common Edible Insects in Zambia},
  author={Nathan Siulapwa and Alick Mwambungu and Emanuela Lungu and W Sichilima},
  year={2014}
}
Background and Objectives: Insects have played an important part in the history of human nutrition in Africa. The main objective of this research was to assess the nutritional value of four commonly edible insects in Zambia. The insects studied include the caterpillars (Gonimbrasia belina and Gynanisa maja), grasshopper (Ruspolia differens) and winged termites ( Macrotermes falciger). Materials and Methods: The proximate composition and minerals of the insects were determined using standard… Expand

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