Shailene Woodley Thinks the Future of Food is Eating Bugs

Leah Bourne
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Shailene Woodley has admitted to some pretty weird stuff—her affinity for swallowing clay, the fact that she makes her own medicine, and that she worships trees, to name a few—but her newest quip might be her oddest yet: The actress apparently loves eating bugs.

Woodley, who appears on the cover of this month’s Nylonrevealed that she’s not only a giant fan of snacking on bugs, but also that she believes it’ll be the next big food trend.

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“I’ve eaten ants and that was great,” she told the magazine. “And June bugs, that was great. I think the future of food is in insects, so we’ll see what happens.”

The eco-conscious star also shared some of her top tips for being earth friendly. “Everyone could and should do a lot for the planet,” Woodley shared. “I think you should find one small thing that works for you and dedicate and commit to that one thing every single day.”

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Some of her top tips: “When you leave the house just unplug your toaster, coffee machine, your TV, which doesn’t need to be on all day…Don’t ask for a straw in a restaurant,” the actress noted. “Make it a goal not to drink out of plastic as much as possible. Turn the shower off when you’re washing your body and don’t waste the water. There are a lot of small things out there, you just find the one that works for you.”

 

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