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30/05/2018 06:47 BST | Updated 30/05/2018 06:47 BST

Would You Drink Cockroach 'Milk' – And Should You?

We’ll stick to coconut milk for now, thanks.

You've no doubt heard insect protein being touted as a future food trend. Well, now researchers believe we could all be drinking cockroach "milk" in years to come.

The "milk", a "post-natal fluid" secreted by a mother cockroach to nourish her 50-something strong army of baby cockroaches, has been touted as an excellent source of nutrition and amino acids by researchers from the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine in India.

So should we be drinking it?