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Watch The Doctors treat themselves to chocolate-covered crunchy critters and learn about the health benefits of insects. ...
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The Health Benefits of Insects
Dr. Travis Stork: Lisa I think you have a trend or gadget or something you want us to try.
Dr. Lisa Masterson: Yeah, now I’ve been feeling really perky this morning and really up so I thought you guys should try this too especially since it looks so pretty. So you guys might eat one and take one of those.
Dr. Drew Ordon: This is a surprise.
|Dr. Lisa Masterson: This is a surprise.
Dr. Jim Sears: —chocolates
Dr. Lisa Masterson: Yeah.
Dr. Travis Stork: I love chocolate.
Dr. Lisa Masterson: It’s scattered in different counties. It's having different properties and I’ll tell you what it is afterwards.
Dr. Travis Stork: Are you going to have one of these?
Dr. Lisa Masterson: I have already had one that’s why -- stuff like that.
Dr. Travis Stork: No.
Dr. Lisa Masterson: I would join you all.
Dr. Jim Sears: Oh my God, no please.
Dr. Drew Ordon: This is not going in my mouth—
Dr. Travis Stork: Is that a bad sign?
Dr. Jim Sears: Here’s the thing—
Dr. Travis Stork: Do I need to put my --
Dr. Jim Sears: I’ll get at the bottom so you can see something poking through it.
Dr. Lisa Masterson: You guys put on jockstraps and men -- men.
Dr. Jim Sears: There is a bug in there.
Dr. Lisa Masterson: There you go.
Dr. Jim Sears: Excuse me when there is a bug in my chocolate.
Dr. Travis Stork: Look at that!
Dr. Lisa Masterson: A lot of cultures, a lot of countries they eat insects. And these have a lot of protein. The grasshoppers actually have 20 grams of protein and six grams of fat. They have -- their protein and mineral rich.
Dr. Drew Ordon: I didn’t eat protein yet today.
Dr. Jim Sears: Did you eat yours?
Dr. Lisa Masterson: Look at that, that’s a real man. You’re a real man and you know what? Because of that he gets I Ate a Bug Club pin.
Dr. Jim Sears: I’ve eaten a lot of bugs but never on purpose.
Dr. Lisa Masterson: If you eat one you’ll get a pin.
Dr. Travis Stork: One, two I’m going to do it this time.
Dr. Jim Sears: Do you swear you’re not going to kick me out?
Dr. Travis Stork: Cross my heart hope to die, stick a needle in my eye.
Dr. Lisa Masterson: And if you do you’ll get a pin, look how cute is that.
Dr. Jim Sears: Okay, we’re going to eat on three.
Dr. Travis Stork: On three it goes back.
Dr. Jim Sears: On the three, two, one eat
Dr. Travis Stork: One, two, three back.
Dr. Jim Sears: Okay, one, two, three—
Dr. Travis Stork: One, two, three—
Dr. Lisa Masterson: There you go. You’ve got a pin.
Drew Ordon: It has the consistency of a crunch bar. Dr. Jim Sears: Yeah.
Dr. Drew Ordon: Where do these come from?
Dr. Lisa Masterson: You get the protein and nutrients. These are from the Fluker’s Chocolate covered cricket. These are Fluker’s—
Dr. Drew Ordon: Crickets.
Dr. Lisa Masterson: Yeah, chocolate covered—
Dr. Travis Stork: The chocolate was good.
Dr. Jim Sears: You’re right we’ll get a crunch part.
Dr. Drew Ordon: Yeah, where the crickets come from?
Dr. Lisa Masterson: I don’t know.
Dr. Travis Stork: I’m just going to put this in my pocket for later.
Dr. Drew Ordon: We joined the Bug’s Club.
Dr. Travis Stork: Thank you Lisa.
Dr. Jim Sears: I wish I have not seen what was in there before. I would have never known.
Dr. Travis Stork: Unfortunately, you still haven’t eaten yours. That’s part of the deal.
Dr. Lisa Masterson: Yeah.
Dr. Travis Stork: So bottom’s up.
Dr. Lisa Masterson: You know actually, I have eaten this. There’s a great restaurant here. I don’t know if I can say it but it’s a great restaurant.
Dr. Drew Ordon: In Santa Monica?
Dr. Lisa Masterson: Yes, where you can actually eat this.