Eating Bugs In SHTF

If you were in a real survival situation would you eat bugs? Heck yeah I would, I’m gonna fight to survive no matter what. And insects are a good source of protein, fat, vitamins and minerals.

We all prepare so that we don’t have to do things like this, but as preppers your backup plan needs a backup plan. If you ever find yourself in a survival situation and you are separated from your preps then knowing how to get multiple food sources is the best plan.

Do you know what bugs are edible?

Most bugs (in the US) are edible UNLESS they are hairy, bright colored or sting. There are exceptions to the rules but following those 3 rules of what to avoid will keep you safe and put calories in your belly.

10 Bugs that are safe to eat



Beetles and their larvae





Bee larvae



This is only a short list, there are lots of other edible insects. So take the time to learn what edible insects there are in your location. Because knowledge is survival.

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