Cricket flour is a super natural food. It’s very rich in proteins, very low in carbohydrates, contains unsaturated fatty acids and a lot of fiber. In addition, the many vitamins and minerals it contains gives it many properties ( anti-oxidant, anti-fatigue…). Here is the interpretation of its properties by Pascale Luyts, nutritionist.

ITEMS per 100g % RDA 100g % RDA 30g
Proteins (g) 68g 128% 39%
Omega 3 (g) 1,09g 55% 16%
Omega 6 (g) 7,63g 273% 82%
Fibers 4,4g 18% 5%

Proteins                                                                                Quantity and quality. Rich in whole protein, cricket flour contains the amino acids essential for human needs. These proteins are superior in quality to soy and spirulina.  Omega 3/6                                                                                       A high intake of omega 3 combined with a good omega 3 / omega 6 ratio.                                                                        Fibers                                                                                  Naturally high in fiber

The natural origin of the minerals contained in cricket flour and the many vitamins guarantee a very high assimilation rate of minerals.

ITEMS per 100g % RDA 100g % RDA 30g
Selenium (mg) 0,063mg 115% 34%
Iron (mg) 6,273mg 45% 13%
Magnesium (mg) 107,01mg 29% 9%
Calcium (mg) 169,74mg 21% 6%
Zinc (mg) 20,6mg 206% 62%

 

 

Selenium
Selenium helps fights against free radicals. It also contributes to the proper functioning of the thyroid.
Iron 
Rich in heme iron (animal origin) , whose absorption rate is 5 times higher than non-heme iron (plant origin).

Magnesium
The assimilation of magnesium in crickets is boosted by good vitamin B6 values.
Calcium
Natural source of calcium, a mineral essential for bone development.
Zinc

Good for enzymatic reactions and immunity, zinc is important for plexi / vegetarians. (No risk of overdose) .

 

ITEMS per 100g % RDA 100g % RDA 30g
Vitamin A (µg) 52µg 7% 2%
Vitamin B1 (mg) 1,2mg 109% 33%
Vitamin B2 (mg) 1,5mg 107% 32%
Vitamin B3 (mg) 29,8mg 186% 56%
Vitamin B5 (mg) 4,18mg 70% 70%
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0,24mg 17% 5%
Vitamin B8 (biotin) (µg) 47,7µg 95% 29%
Vitamin B9 (µg) 159µg 80% 24%
Vitamin B12 (µg) 32,375µg 1295% 389%
Vitamin C (mg) 83,2mg 104% 31%
Vitamin E (mg) 31,46mg 262% 79%

Vit B1
Rich in vitamine B1, essential for the proper functioning of the muscles and the nervous system.
Vit B2
Vitamin B2 plays an important role in energy production and promotes the maintenance of good vision.
Vit B3

Vitamin B3 reduce the level of cholesterol in the blood and is vital for the proper functioning of the nervous system.
Vit B5                                                                                    Vitamin B5 is essential for energy production, synthesis of steroid hormones and brain function.
Vit B6
Source of Vit B6
Vit B8
Biotin contributes to the production of energy and promotes the use of proteins and vitamins.
Vit B9
Vitamin B9 plays an important role in the development of the fetus and is necessary for the formation of red blood cells.
Vit B12
Extremely rich in vitamin B12, cricket flour is an important nutritional, natural and ethical contribution for people with more vegetative consumption habits. (No risk of overdose)
Vit C
In addition to its immune role, vitamin C has and antioxidant role. It also promotes the absorption of iron.
Vit E
The crickets flour is very rich in vitamin E, an antioxidant that preserves our body and protects against the oxidation of fat.