Newswise — As more fast food chains add vegan burger options to their menus, many might wonder if this is a healthier alternative to meat. Judy Simon, a UW Medicine dietitian, says some products do contain whole foods, like sweet potatoes or black beans. Take a look at the ingredient list. she advises. She cautions that some of the products have a lot of sodium, so you'll want to check the nutritional labels.

"I just think it’s being aware of what you’re eating," she says.

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