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  •  This is true. If insects ever get to market in (0+ / 0-)

    the US (or the west in general) and somehow become popular, eventually foods containing them will be highly processed and thus pumped full of salt, sugar and water as far as possible. Food type, even mode of manufacture, do not make things healthy per se. It's just that if a manufacturer is ethical in one regard, it's perhaps more likely to be so in another-- this is of course not guaranteed.

    Objections to meat and sugar go beyond simple disgust, though. Meat makes inefficient use of the energy available. Refined sugar is added to foods out of proportion to the levels found during our evolutionary history.

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