The scientists say that's because insects contain a lot of protein - an important part of your diet. Farming the creatures would take up much less space than cattle and they would produce less carbon dioxide and methane.
It's thought that insects already form part of the diets of at least two billion people around the world.
What do you think?
Remember NOT all insects are suitable for you to eat - only eat those that have been bought from the shops and properly prepared for eating.