Insects contain quite a bit of nutritional value. Chitin can help your gut biome flourish! Did you know chitin is also a carbohydrate? We're not trying to replace beef, but we definitely do need more food options if we're going to have plenty of burgers to go around.
There seems to be a conspiracy going around on the Internet, that there is an agenda to start getting people to eat bugs. The stigma is that insects are a lower quality food source and that rich people are trying to get poor people to convert to eating them.