So what does this mean for your next trip to Applebees--extra breadsticks for dad, more buffalo wings for mom? Well, the cricket diet doesn't translate directly to humans, but it is likely that we have gender-specific nutritional needs as well. "When it comes to choosing the right diet, we need to look more closely to the individual, their sex and their reproductive stage in life. It may be, for example, that women in their child-bearing years need a different diet to those who are post-menopausal," says Rob Brooks, another researcher on the project. "It also underlines the important lesson that what we want to eat or, if you like, what we're programmed to eat, is not necessarily best for us."