The Doctors explain that the hornworms, mealworms, crickets, and fried grasshoppers Nicole ate are high in protein, minerals, nutrients and are very similar to shellfish.
ER physician Dr. Travis Stork says he prefers insects to be ground up if he is going to eat them. Plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Ordon and clinical psychologist Dr. Judy Ho sample a cricket and a grasshopper and both say they enjoyed them, explaining they were crunchy, salty and similar to eating dried shrimp.
When it came to eating a hornworm and a mealworm they both pass and call on Doctors Associate Producer Tyler to enjoy the squirming delicacy. Find out what he thought of eating the worms, here!