No wonder vegans are constantly butthurt.

Via Daily Mail:

They are touted as a healthy alternative to traditional meat patties.

Yet some vegan burgers contain up to 10 times the amount of saturated fats found in their carnivore-friendly counterparts.

The shock discovery undermines the purported benefits of a plant-based diet and runs contrary to advice from NHS England, which urges people to avoid the cholesterol-raising fats.

Frequently found in butter, lard and cheeses, saturated fat is closely linked to an increased risk of heart and circulatory disease.

They are touted as a healthy alternative to traditional meat patties.

Yet some vegan burgers contain up to 10 times the amount of saturated fats found in their carnivore-friendly counterparts.

The shock discovery undermines the purported benefits of a plant-based diet and runs contrary to advice from NHS England, which urges people to avoid the cholesterol-raising fats.

Frequently found in butter, lard and cheeses, saturated fat is closely linked to an increased risk of heart and circulatory disease.

Tesco’s Beyond Burger, which is also available at All Bar One, fares slightly better with 5g saturated fat, but this is still more than leading meat versions.

In comparison, a McDonald’s Big Mac – one of the chain’s most popular products – contains 9.5g, while their classic hamburger has just 3.3g.

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