Despite the growing popularity of plant-based foods, they aren’t always a healthier option
Are processed plant-based meat alternatives healthier?
In comparison to a meat burger, Danna Hunnes, senior dietitian at the University of California, says that although plant-based meat alternatives are better for your heart and health overall, they are not health foods.
Some of these plant-based foods are highly processed and contain an unhealthy amount of calories, saturated fat and salt.
What can you do when choosing a plant-based food?
Experts recommend checking nutritional labels before buying processed foods.
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