Are plant-based meat substitutes actually healthy?
Plant-based diets are getting more popular, for a variety of reasons.
Many people assume all plant-based food products are healthy, but this is not the case.
Plant-based meat alternatives, for example, are ultra-processed.
Africa Melane interviewed dietitian Nadia Mulder about eating plant-based meat substitutes in a way that is healthy (scroll up to listen).
Mulder is a consultant at The Green Dietitian.
… Replacing animal protein with mock meat is still healthier… Go for one that is lower in fat, about one to three grams of fat per 100 grams serving…Nadia Mulder, dietitian - The Green Dietitian
Some meat alternatives aren’t as high in protein… Go for something with more than 10 grams of protein per serving…Nadia Mulder, dietitian - The Green Dietitian
Don’t go for the crumbed versions…Nadia Mulder, dietitian - The Green Dietitian
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