Impossible Burgers aren’t healthy, and that’s the whole point

When you go to a restaurant and order a hamburger, do you think to yourself, “Ah, yes, this meal will be so nutritious”? Or do you try to ignore the calorie count while thinking, “I want the greasy sandwich that will taste so good but make me feel so bad”? I’m guessing it’s closer to the latter. So why is it suddenly a big deal that plant-based burgers, designed to mimic the flavor and texture of beef hamburgers while potentially being better for the planet, aren’t that healthy?

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