You know that vegan food is better for animals, but did you know that it’s also better for you? Vegan versions of traditional meals are usually lower in calories and fat, and they always contain absolutely no cholesterol. We’ve matched up five traditional American foods against widely available vegan versions. Read on to see which came out on top.

1. Wings

wings

Sources: TysonGardein

2. Nuggets

nuggets

Sources: CalorieCountBoca

3. Frozen Pizza

frozen-pizza-nutritional-info

Sources: Calorie CountTofurky

4. Burgers

burgers

Sources: My Fitness Pal, Amy’s

5. Bacon

bacon

Sources: Lightlife, Farmland

Check out our guide to vegan grocery shopping to veganize your fridge and pantry!

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