Shailene Woodley Eats Bugs, Thinks the “Future of Food Is in Insects”

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Shailene Woodley revealed that she's eaten bugs and specified which types of insects she's consumed -- find out whether she liked the experience. NYLON/Hilary Walsh

It's her problem-free philosophy! Nylon's April 2015 cover girl Shailene Woodley told the mag that she's a big fan of bugs. In fact, she believes it's the next big food trend.

The Insurgent actress, 23, who's already known for her clay consumption and bone broth diet, revealed the strangest thing she's ever devoured in the mag's behind-the-scenes video.

"I’ve eaten ants and that was great," the New Age-y star noted. "And June bugs, that was great. I think the future of food is in insects, so we’ll see what happens."

Luckily, she's not an insect herself — although she said she wouldn't mind flying. "If I could," Woodley mused, "I would grow a pair of wings and fly."

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Shailene Woodley in the April 2015 issue of Nylon. NYLON/Hilary Walsh

The eco-conscious lead of The Fault in Our Stars also gave some pointers on how to save the Earth from future implosion. "Everyone could and should do a lot for the planet," Woodley explained. "I think you should find one small thing that works for you and dedicate and commit to that one thing every single day."

Her tips include the usual measures: "When you leave the house just unplug your toaster, coffee machine, your TV, which doesn’t need to be on all day."

She also gave some additional pro tips to fans. "Don’t ask for a straw in a restaurant," the actress noted. "Make it a goal not to drink out of plastic as much as possible. Turn the shower off when you're washing your body and don’t waste the water. There are a lot of small things out there, you just find the one that works for you."

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Shailene Woodley on the April 2015 Nylon. NYLON/Hilary Walsh

Woodley, however, would prefer not to be labeled as an actress, environmentalist, or feminist.

"The reason why I don’t like to say that I am a feminist or I am not a feminist is because to me it’s still a label," she explained. "I do not want to be defined by one thing. Why do we have to have that label to divide us? We should all be able to embrace one another regardless of our belief system and regardless of the labels that we have put upon ourselves."

The April 2015 issue of Nylon hits stands on Mar. 31. Watch her confession above.

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