Published by PETA.

The following article was written by Keegan Baur.

Super Bowl Sunday is just around the corner, which means that people are busily planning their party menus and, well, getting ready to stuff their faces. This particular event doesn’t generally boast the healthiest of menus, so how can one keep down his or her intake of calories and fat? By choosing vegan alternatives to animal products, of course! Check this out:

Smart Ground Original

  • Serving Size: 55 g
  • Calories: 70
  • Total Fat: 0 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Total Carbohydrate: 6 g
  • Sodium: 310 mg
  • Protein: 12 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg


Ground Beef

  • Serving Size: 55 g
  • Calories: 152
  • Total Fat: 10 g
  • Saturated Fat: 4 g
  • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g
  • Sodium: 220 mg
  • Protein: 14 g
  • Cholesterol: 48 mg


You know the drill: The vegan ground beef has way fewer calories and no fat and cholesterol. So go forth and prepare your chili, tacos, meatballs, stuffed peppers, stuffed mushroom caps, etc. Just be sure to keep things vegan!

P.S. Does your recipe call for sausage? The nutrition stats for Lightlife’s Gimme Lean’s sausage put pig sausage to shame.

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