Home > Diet and nutrition > News 05 February 2020 WATCH: Plant-based fast food is not healthier More plant-based foods are making their way to peoples' plates, but are they healthier? Stringr 0 Vit & Min doses per day » Count calories in food » Is my vegetarian diet balanced? » Ask The Dietitians » 10 foods to boost your immune system Your quick guide to Banting More and more plant-based fast foods are available in supermarkets. While you may think they are the healthier option, some nutritionists are saying this might not be the case.Image credit: iStock NEXT ON HEALTH24X 7 healthy swaps for everyday foods and drinks 2020-01-15 14:15 More: Diet and nutritionNews advertisement Other news Medical Coronavirus in SA: All the confirmed cases Medical Latest on Covid-19 testing in SA: Public sector backlogs more than 6 days – an expert tells us more Medical Covid-19 pandemic may lead to 75 000 'deaths of despair' in the US Medical Covid-19: Health and safety at Groote Schuur Hospital Medical Thailand enters global race for vaccine with trials on monkeys Medical Some countries seeing fewer flu cases due to coronavirus lockdown measures, research shows Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.