Dietician and ‘Body Kindness’ author Rebecca Scritchfield says plant-based products’ long list of ingredients could be contributing to its health and environmental concerns.
There is an onslaught of plant-based foods finding their way into the new American diet from Beyond Meat being served up at TGI Fridays and the Impossible Burger available at Applebee’s and Cheesecake Factory consumers to Chipotle offering up Vegan Bowls.
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If you’re looking to join the lengthy list of those ditching meat, Vegan Bits has cultivated a list of the most Vegan-friendly cities to help those maintain a lifestyle free of all animal products. And while some cities may be behind the trend others have fully adapted the Vegan life.
Plant-based diets are continuing to surge across the nation as consumers continually look for healthier, more sustainable food combined with a concern for environmental hazards.
VEGETARIANS, VEGANS AREN'T EATING MOST OF THE PLANT-BASED ALTERNATIVES: REPORT
U.S. sales of plant-based "meat" are rising faster than sales of meat. Nielsen says annual U.S. sales of plant-based "meats" jumped 42 percent between March 2016 and March 2019 to a total of $888 million. But meat sales rose 1 percent to $85 billion in that same time frame.