Many companies are entering the plant-based meat business, and sales are booming. But is vegan meat healthy? And what about all the other plant-based products targeting meat-eaters? What does "plant-based" actually mean?
Simply put, plant-based is now the buzz-word for health, and marketers have seized the moment. But plant-based doesn't always equal healthy.
In today’s episode, we break down the nutrition and ingredients from the two best-selling plant-based meat companies, Beyond Meat & Impossible Foods.
Their vegan meats have become so popular they are now available in dozens of chain restaurants ranging from Burger King to Kentucky Fried Chicken.
While plant-based meat has taken the world by storm, most consumers fueling this market don’t know what they are eating. All they know is that it is an animal meat alternative and better for the environment.
Now let's get back to the question. Is vegan meat healthy?
What about the ingredients?
Every plant-based meat has different components, some healthier than others.
In an ideal world, we would only eat whole foods. But, that often doesn’t fit our lifestyle. But, before you eat another plant-based burger, know what you are eating. I strongly encourage you to look at a label or research online to get a full picture of the food you are consuming.
In addition, we also discuss which food chains are offering complete vegan versions of those fast-food plant-based burgers now available everywhere.
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