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Some plant-based foods are high in calories and sodium content. (Shutterstock)

Plant-based doesn’t always mean healthy

As new year’s resolutions start pouring in, you may want to reconsider a plant-based diet if your motivation is health.
Does being told that a veggie burger, like the one on the right, is better for the environment make you more likely to choose it over beef? AP Photo/Nati Harnik

Taste alone won’t persuade Americans to swap out beef for plant-based burgers

New research shows that consumers are more likely to choose a plant-based meat option if they’re informed of their social benefits – or the environmental costs of beef consumption.
An Indonesian traditional seaweed farm in Nusa Penuda, Bali. (Shutterstock)

Insects, seaweed and lab-grown meat could be the foods of the future

Awareness is increasing about foods like lab-grown meat, insects and seaweed. These foods may help address environmental challenges, but it’s important to be aware of both the costs and benefits.

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