Six ingredients that take the plant out of “plant-based”

Chances are you’ve heard of plant-based meat. The products have taken grocery stores and fast food chains by storm. But despite being called “plant-based”, these foods really aren’t the best choice for your body. Just look at the ingredients in The Beyond Burger, one of the most popular plant-based… Read More
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Nutrition experts weigh in on “plant-based” meat

Calling a food “plant-based” doesn’t mean it’s made with healthy vegetables. In fact, in so many of the products we looked at, ingredients like “wheat gluten” or “soy protein isolate” were the only remotely plant-like ingredients. And both of those are heavily processed, and don’t contain the nutrie… Read More
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When Vegetarian Is Less Sustainable

In the past year, dozens of commentators and news outlets have called for a global reduction of meat consumption in order to stave off climate change. But there’s a really important nuance to this decision when it comes to sustainability. Here’s an inconvenient truth: If your version of vegetarian e… Read More
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