Vegetarianism is on the rise as many Singaporeans are beginning to accept and consume plant proteins in their diet. With more people consuming less meat and meat products, this has started the emergence of many plant based meat products as a form of meat replacement. Another plus point is, they are made to taste like the real thing!

However, are ALL types of vegetarian food healthy for you? What if I tell you that some vegetarian food can be quite high in fat, salt and calories? You probably do not want to make them your first choice after knowing their nutritional value.

Let us give you some insights on the different types of vegetarian diets (vegan, lacto-octo vegetarian etc) and allow us to recommend some plant based proteins that you can consume with a peace of mind.