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The "incomplete" nature of some (but not all) plant proteins that people talk about is far less important than its made out to be. Actually the plant proteins, when broken down by your gut, are exactly the same as what is in meat (where do you think the proteins in meat came from?), however meat, being meat, obviously has the individual essential ...


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The nutritional info is at https://web.aw.ca/en/our-menu/chicken/beyond-meat-nuggets Calories 300 Fat 15.6 g Protein 18 g Serving Size 120 g Nutrition Contents Sugar 1.44 g Carbohydrates 22 g Trans Fat 0.18 g Saturated Fat 2.40 g Cholesterol 0 mg Fibre 5 g Sodium ...


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For me, I don't like being left out. So if I can sit down with my friends and also have a burger or sausage roll that looks like meat then I don't feel left out. I'm vegan for the animals not health or taste so I don't mind if my food is unhealthy or tastes similar to meat. Also, when substitutes are similar to meat it encourages omnivores to try out the ...


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Of course they are not necessary. It really narrows down to how you're going to arrange your food. If you refuse to eat fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts and beans, then you would probably need something to compensate for the missing elements. When consuming variety of whole plant based foods, both raw and cooked, you don't need to have any replacements. ...


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I found a post on foodgressing.com that provides the nutrition details, then I used Cronometer.com to generate a nutrition label. Nutrition Label (as text) For people who can't see the image, here's the nutrition label as plain text. Beyond Meat 10 pieces (without dipping sauce) Serving size: 200 g Calories: 500 calories Fat: 26.0 g ...


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You don't need anything but whole plant-based foods and making sure you have diversity on you plates in order to get all the nutrients. Meat replacements are just an alternative for people that find it difficult to ditch the animal products' taste. Most of them are not necessarily healthier, but they are an easy first step towards veganism.


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