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This Woman Ate Mice And Other Pet Store Critters For A Week And Regrets Nothing

By Ron Dicker

To combat the eco-impact of beef agriculture, Candra Kolodziej looked for nutritious meat alternatives.

For one week, Kolodziej ate one meal a day of proteins that can be purchased alive from a pet store. She wrote about her experience for Vice.

Mice and minnows made the menu along with other squirming, slithering critters. And get this: She says she lost about 3 pounds and felt more energized afterward.

“My experiment was met with equal parts admiration and disgust,” she wrote in an email to The Huffington Post. “Everyone’s on-board until it’s time for mouse-meat pie.”

Kolodziej, 32, of Traverse City, …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green