Swapping some of the meat in your diet for plant-based protein will help you save on saturated fat and take in a wider variety of nutrients. But vegetarian versions of your carnivorous favorites, like meatless chicken nuggets and tofu Italian sausages, aren't necessarily better for you than the real deal—most are highly processed and loaded with sodium. Even if you're opting to go meat-free for animal welfare reasons, you can still opt for healthier choices. Use this list to learn about the worst meatless foods for your diet, and how to fill your plate with healthy plant-based protein.
This article was originally published by our partners at Rodale Wellness.