In recent years, there has been an explosion of processed plant-based products on the market as consumers desire healthier and more eco-friendly options to support human and planetary health. Popping up all over our grocery stores are plant-based meats—burgers, chicken, hot dogs, bacon, sausage, and steaks—and dairy—milks, butter, cheese, yogurt, creamer, and even ice cream.
Many consumers falsely assume that plant-based products are by definition healthier than animal-based alternatives. This assumption is particularly widely-held with meat substitutes.
In this webinar, Anticancer Lifestyle Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist Crystal Casciowill review:
- What to look out for when it comes to reading Nutrition Facts labels
- Ingredient lists of plant-based meat and milk substitutes
- Some popular brands and products, along with our recommendations