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Exactly What’s in the New ‘Meatier’ Beyond Burger and Is It Healthy?

Beyond Meat says they're in more than 35,000 outlets, from Carl's Jr. and Del Taco to hotels and grocery store shelves of some of the country's biggest brands, including Target and Whole Foods.  But despite their sizzling sales — Beyond Burger brought in $87.9 million in 2018, up from $32.6 million in 2017 — not every health-focused eater is sold on these red meat replacements.  Sure, experts have been telling us for years now that humans should eat less meat in general to improve their health and reduce greenhouse emissions, which may be speeding up climate change.  But at the end of the day, these burgers are still highly processed foods. Those generally get a thumbs-down from nutritionists and dietitians alike.  Read more...

 

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