Plant-based burgers like those from Beyond Meat and Impossible foods offer meaty flavours without animal ingredients. Pictured is the Impossible chorizo burger from burger chain Beef and Liberty. Photo: Beef and Liberty Plant-based burgers like those from Beyond Meat and Impossible foods offer meaty flavours without animal ingredients. Pictured is the Impossible chorizo burger from burger chain Beef and Liberty. Photo: Beef and Liberty
Plant-based burgers like those from Beyond Meat and Impossible foods offer meaty flavours without animal ingredients. Pictured is the Impossible chorizo burger from burger chain Beef and Liberty. Photo: Beef and Liberty

Vegan burgers vs meat burgers: what’s healthier? Plant-based patties have more fibre, less cholesterol, dietitian says, but more sodium

  • Plant-based burgers like those from Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods have some benefits, says one dietitian, after analysing nine patties
  • High red meat consumption is associated with a higher risk of developing chronic illnesses such as colorectal, pancreatic and prostate cancer

Topic |   Wellness
Plant-based burgers like those from Beyond Meat and Impossible foods offer meaty flavours without animal ingredients. Pictured is the Impossible chorizo burger from burger chain Beef and Liberty. Photo: Beef and Liberty Plant-based burgers like those from Beyond Meat and Impossible foods offer meaty flavours without animal ingredients. Pictured is the Impossible chorizo burger from burger chain Beef and Liberty. Photo: Beef and Liberty
Plant-based burgers like those from Beyond Meat and Impossible foods offer meaty flavours without animal ingredients. Pictured is the Impossible chorizo burger from burger chain Beef and Liberty. Photo: Beef and Liberty
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