Centipedes are not a superfood, doctors warn

Consuming raw centipede puts people at risk of brain parasite

The trend for eating creepy crawlies may be stopped in its tracks with doctors reporting that consuming uncooked centipedes comes with the risk of meningoencephalitis.
 
Centipede, normally dried and powdered, is a part of Chinese complementary medicine, and is used to treat whooping cough, tetanus and cardiovascular disease.