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However, the product has not hit the market yet. Scientists are still investigating whether the substance is actually healthy for humans. Plus, it could take a ton of the cockroaches, typically found in the tropical forests of the Polynesian islands, to create one glass of milk.
The researchers also noted that the Pacific beetle cockroach is the only known critter of its kind to produce the milk as other cockroach species do not give birth to live young and lay eggs instead.
In the meantime, almond, soy and coconut milks each have similar nutritional values. The nondairy milks all have a good share of protein and carbohydrates and are low in calories.
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