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Smart Nutrition: Are Meat and Dairy Substitutes Healthful Options?

Aug 17, 2016

Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel
Credit Monica Reinagel

Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel joins Tom in the studio for this month’s Smart Nutrition segment. With more Americans worried about the health effects of a meat-rich diet and the treatment of animals by the meat production industry, more people are turning to meat and dairy substitutes like veggie burgers, vegan cheese and other soy- , wheat- and vegetable-based products. How good do they taste?  And are these meat alternatives more healthful and nutritious in the long run? 

 Monica Reinagel is a licensed nutritionist who blogs at Quick and DirtyTips.com.