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Australian researchers found that meat substitutes because they contained salt can be hazardous to health. In addition, these foods contain fats and sugar. About it reports TASS.
Experts analyzed 560 deliveries that are considered meat substitutes. According to scientists, during the production of meat substitutes are processed, with the result that beginning to contain a significant amount of salt, which can increase the risk of hypertension and related life-threatening cardiovascular diseases. Vegetable bacon, sausages, burgers, and a vegan pies can be about half of the daily allowance of salt.
It is estimated that Australians can consume three times more sodium chloride than is necessary to the body. Thus, the greatest amount of salt it contains natural bacon (two grams of salt per 100 grams of product), followed by a vegetarian falafel, and vegetable sausage.
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