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What does 'Plant based' for food mean?

Post by abbby » Wed, 04 Aug 2021 10:06 am

I see quite a lot of food written as 'Plant-based', what does it actually mean?
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Re: What does 'Plant based' for food mean?

Post by smoulder » Wed, 04 Aug 2021 10:14 am

Vegan friendly?

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Post by x9200 » Wed, 04 Aug 2021 12:23 pm

IMHO, plant based doesn't necessarilly mean is meat free.
E.g. plant based diet does not imply meat or dairy free diet, just that the diet is rich in plants.

But for food it probably means:
- something that is often animal based is here plant based (e.g. fat, proteins, dairy)
- something that could be synthetic is here natural and derived from plants

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Re: What does 'Plant based' for food mean?

Post by abbby » Wed, 04 Aug 2021 2:14 pm

x9200 I have to agree.. cos I see restaurants selling meats and states 'plant-based' got me all confused..
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Re: What does 'Plant based' for food mean?

Post by smoulder » Wed, 04 Aug 2021 3:02 pm

Ahh, plant eating animals. Eat those kinds of animals because it's like eating plants....

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 04 Aug 2021 9:42 pm

Me? Personally, I'm a proxy vegetarian, I eat cows, cows eat plants.
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Post by malcontent » Wed, 04 Aug 2021 9:57 pm

And cows chew their cud, so you’re also a proxy cud chewer!
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 04 Aug 2021 10:15 pm

Yeah, and there's udder pleasures as well. Especially when brought up on a dairy farm! :mrgreen: :P
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Re: What does 'Plant based' for food mean?

Post by midlet2013 » Thu, 05 Aug 2021 12:01 am

I think plant based shd mean from plants. Even meat can be artificially plant based.

Having said that, plant based is not nutrient rich and not healthy enough. Must eat real meat.

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