MSN - CP Wibbitz English Feed http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/2a136d9ed89b4164ab6450367889bf46 MSN - CP Wibbitz English Feed Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Mon, 21 Oct 2019 23:51:28 +0000 Plant-based burgers may not be as healthy as they seem http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/2a136d9ed89b4164ab6450367889bf46/f59d50d09cb640768b44ed0f3fe44f93 Plant-based meat alternatives are all the rage right now. The Impossible Burger and the Beyond Meat Burger are two of the top-selling vegan patties. Nutritionists told the media that these burgers may be less healthy than beef burgers due to being processed and high in salt. The Beyond Meat burger's second listed ingredient is pea protein isolate, which could be harmful when consumed in large quantities. With coconut oil as another major ingredient, both the Impossible and Beyond Burger have more saturated fat than beef burgers. Better for the environment? Yes. Better for your health? Maybe not. f59d50d09cb640768b44ed0f3fe44f93 Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:15:51 +0000 Plant-based meat alternatives are all the rage right now. The Impossible Burger and the Beyond Meat Burger are two of the top-selling vegan patties. Nutritionists told the media that these burgers may be less healthy than beef burgers due to being processed and high in salt. The Beyond Meat burger's second listed ingredient is pea protein isolate, which could be harmful when consumed in large quantities. With coconut oil as another major ingredient, both the Impossible and Beyond Burger have more saturated fat than beef burgers. Better for the environment? Yes. Better for your health? Maybe not. Plant-based burgers may not be as healthy as they seem