The long awaited grasshoppers (nsenene) season is finally here and it’s upon us to enjoy the delighting palates that are all over the place.
Here are some reasons why you should enjoy grasshoppers.
Grasshoppers are not only delicious and very safe to eat, but they are also a highly nutritious snack. They are excellent source of essential minerals, vitamins and nutrients that are essential for the perfect functioning of the body.
They are soaked with proteins, macro and trace minerals such as phosphorus, potassium, calcium, zinc and iron – all needed by our bodies for every day health and wellbeing.
Grasshoppers’ oil contains high quantities of polyunsaturated fatty acids, neutral lipids, glycolipids and phospholipids, which are critical for body cells to function well. Apart from the nutritional benefits, the tantalising taste of grasshoppers makes them insects everyone should eat at least once in their lifetime.