How Nutritious are Plant-Based Burgers?

Plant-based burgers aren’t new, but the way that they are now catering to the vegetarian and the meat eater alike is rather novel. But how healthy are these burgers? Are they really healthier than red meat as well as being good for the environment? Well, the answer is no and yes.

These burgers, like the Beyond Burger and Impossible Burger brands, are very high in protein, so high in fact that it compares gram for gram with the amount of protein found in an actual beef hamburger. They are also rich in vitamin B12 and zinc in higher quantities than red meat would provide. And vitamin B12 found in beef is well known as a hard nutrient for vegetarians to receive enough of.

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