Health-conscious vegans may face a trade-off between eating enough protein and avoiding highly processed foods.
The finding comes from a study of people in Brazil who ate a plant-based diet. They were more likely to consume recommended amounts of protein if they consumed more processed foods, such as plant-based sausages and burgers, often made from textured soya protein.
This suggests a potential conflict between two recent eating trends – veganism and concerns about highly…
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Publish date : 2023-12-20 20:00:46
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