Meat vs meatless: Which burgers are better?

 

Marty Gonzalez, KRON4 Staff, Nexstar Media Wire

KX News (ND) - May 2, 2021

 

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) – Meatless “meat” is becoming mainstream making Meatless Mondays easier than ever.

 

Launched in 2019, Carl’s Jr.’s has served up nearly 12 million of their plant-based patties. With National Hamburger Day coming up this month, KRON’s health expert, Karen Owoc, is here to compare the faux-meat, higher-tech burgers with the real thing.

 

The Big Players in the Meatless Meat Market

 

Veggie burgers (such as mushroom, black bean, tofu, and lentil burgers) have been around for decades, but only recently have plant-based burgers become higher-tech and have started to “bleed”.

 

The Beyond Burger and Impossible Burger have figured out how to resemble real raw ground beef and make it look bloody...

 

Impossible Burger ...

 

Beyond Burger ...

 

The Nutritional Rundown

 

Protein Sodium ...

 

Source of Protein ...

 

Calories Calories from Fat ...

 

Source of Fats ...

 

Beyond Famous Star® with Cheese ...

 

Should You Eat These Plant-based Burgers? ...

 

The Takeaway ...

 

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