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What do you call an almost vegetarian diet that includes honey and insects, but excludes milk and eggs?

If you really want a word for this, I'll make one up for you. Call it entomophagous vegan. Entomophagous is the adjective for eating insects. You can also say plant and insect based diet. But there ...
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Are insects a feasible source of proteins for the new millennium?

According to the FAO report, crickets have a live weight feed conversion ratio of 1.7. This means 1kg of live cricket requires 1.7kg of feed. Crickets are approximately 80% edible, giving a feed-to-...
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Can those who eat insects be considered vegetarians?

It depends on whether you consider insects animals or not. If you are a vegan/vegetarian and you don't want to eat anything in the biological kingdom Animalia, you can't eat insects. Kingdom: ...
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Does eating insects save lives compared to eating plants?

There's a lot to talk about here and I'm sorry for this long answer so, here's a TL;DR: Given what we know about veganism, biology, entomology, philosophy and agriculture, we shouldn't aim at eating ...
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Are insects a better source of any nutrients than plant-based foods?

Let's break it down. Protein (Winner: plant-based) Since the claim is about a powder product, it's fair to compare against plant-based protein powder. Vega Sport is 70% protein by mass which is ...
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Can those who eat insects be considered vegetarians?

The only honest answers are "it's up to you" and "for what purpose?" In short, you can call yourself whatever you want. If you're designing a survey to track lifestyle by diet, you might consider ...
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What do you call an almost vegetarian diet that includes honey and insects, but excludes milk and eggs?

"Flexitarian" can be used as a catch-all to describe any "almost" vegan/vegetarian diet. The only other term I've heard of that comes close is "beegan", to refer to a vegan to eats honey
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What do you call an almost vegetarian diet that includes honey and insects, but excludes milk and eggs?

I’d call it vegan (1988) or old-school vegan. The Vegan Society UK considered honey to be vegan at their founding and as recently as 1988. Yes, that’s the same society that has the word vegan ...
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What do you call an almost vegetarian diet that includes honey and insects, but excludes milk and eggs?

bee-tlegarian beegans eats honey, you mentioned eating insects, as a fortunate coincidence the word BEEtle includes Bee which is happy convenience. The "garian" suffix already indicates something ...
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