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June 07, 2019 - Prevention

Beyond Meat Sales Are Surging—But Are the Products Healthy? Dietitians Weigh In

Beyond Meat Sales Are Surging—But Are the Products Healthy? Dietitians Weigh In
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Beth Warren RDN points out that this is still a “highly processed” product.

“However, as alternative to high fat beef once in a while, it would probably be a top choice amongst the others in its vegan class,” she says. Overall, nutritionists are pretty on-board with this. “I appreciate that they’re a company that’s exploring new ways of making plant-based meat alternatives,” says New York-based registered dietitian Jessica Cording.

“It’s a step in the right direction in terms of coming up with palatable new options.”Cording cautions that Beyond Meat products have a health halo around them, and notes that you really should think of them like you would any other burger or sausage. “Consider it a swap for your favorite meat-based burger or sausage,” she says.

Read more at Prevention


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