Meat alternatives are getting lot of attention lately due to restaurants such as Burger King, Dunkin Donuts, Red Robin, TGI Fridays, and others now offering the Beyond Burger, the Impossible Burger, and plant-based sausage sandwiches.
The fact that plant-based burgers contribute greatly to the health of the planet may be a motivating factor for some consumers. Production of these products reduces the use of water and land dramatically, plus produces far less greenhouse gas emissions.
If you’re concerned about health, however, are these fake meats safe to consume on a regular basis? A quick look at their labels reveal that these highly processed items contain isolated proteins, oils, and saturated fat, none of which lends itself to healthy eating. Here’s an informative article by Theresa “Sam” Houghton which explains the pros and cons.
And here’s another great article titled How to Build the Ultimate Plant Based Burger by Chef Katie Simmons.
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