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10 exotic dishes that might make you queasy

By: Katherine Butler on March 28, 2011, 12:09 p.m.
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If you've ever had the urge to chow down on worms for a snack, here's your opportunity. Available in individually wrapped packets, you can get a taste of worm sprinkled with flavors like Mexican spice, barbecue and cheddar cheese. These are mealworms, the larvae of a grain-eating beetle. Worms are considered an excellent source of protein, but no word on how nutritious they are covered in artificial flavors.