While maggots are edible, it takes an individual with a strong stomach to be able to get past the fact they are maggots. Maggots have a bad reputation because of what they consume and how they digest their food. They have no internal digestive system of their own and must predigest anything that becomes their food, leaving meat and other food sources spoiled in their wake. Usually, maggots are eaten raw and will taste differently depending on what they are snacking on at the time. Maggots, however, are considered one of the original superfoods as they are extremely fatty and an excellent source of amino acids.