Plant-Based Meat: Green Eats or Just Junk Food?
Plant-based diets are all the rage, and alternative proteins are an ecofriendly solution to curb climate change. Yet many eaters are confused about what “plant-based” really means—and don’t want to give up their beloved burgers. Sizzling commentary and beefy opinions abound about the role of plant-based meats in a salacious and sustainable diet, but what do the data show? Scientist and author Dr. P.K. Newby reveals need-to-know facts on the environmental costs of beef production and also uncovers how plant-based burgers impact human health and nutrition. You’ll learn why finger-licking good, plant-based food technologies play a critical role in climate-friendly diets, and how a simple burger swap will cut your carbon footprint as well as your cholesterol. And it will be fucking delicious.
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