Could you drink this!?
WHAT IS COCKROACH MILK? In short, it’s the cockroach equivalent of human breast milk. The female Pacific beetle, one of the rare cockroach species that gives birth to live bugs, feeds her babies milk.
In 2016, researchers dissected baby roaches and discovered that roach milk forms tiny crystals after being digested by the babies — and these crystallized milk particles are loaded with nutrients.
“The crystals are like a complete food – they have proteins, fats and sugars,” study co-author Sanchari Banerjee explained to the Times of India. “If you look into the protein sequences, they have all the essential amino acids.” Read more via menshealth.com.