Some plant-based burgers have even more sodium than their meaty counterparts, according to the Consumer Council. Photo: Facebook Some plant-based burgers have even more sodium than their meaty counterparts, according to the Consumer Council. Photo: Facebook
Some plant-based burgers have even more sodium than their meaty counterparts, according to the Consumer Council. Photo: Facebook

Vegetarian dishes not always as healthy as they appear, Hong Kong consumer watchdog warns

  • While skipping meat is often considered the healthier option, some vegetarian dishes contain high levels of sodium and sugar, the Consumer Council warns
  • Veggie burgers, for instance, contained up to 20 per cent more sodium than their meaty counterparts

Topic |   Consumer protection in Hong Kong
Some plant-based burgers have even more sodium than their meaty counterparts, according to the Consumer Council. Photo: Facebook Some plant-based burgers have even more sodium than their meaty counterparts, according to the Consumer Council. Photo: Facebook
Some plant-based burgers have even more sodium than their meaty counterparts, according to the Consumer Council. Photo: Facebook
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