[ plant-beyst ]
/ ˈplæntˌbeɪst /
relating to or being a food consisting entirely or mainly of whole or minimally processed plant parts, such as vegetables, fruits, grains, nuts, legumes, and seeds: plant-based burgers that taste like meat;the health benefits of a plant-based diet and lifestyle.
relating to or being a medicine, fuel, etc., made from plants or plant matter.
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Origin of plant-based
Coined in 1980 by Thomas Colin Campbell (born 1934), U.S. biochemist
Words nearby plant-based
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Example sentences from the Web for plant-based
Enter unassuming fungi: clean, plant-based solution that could possibly normalize blood sugar.Mushrooms Are Magic for Women Trying to Lose Weight|Liza Gates|May 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Replacing meat and dairy with plant-based sources of protein and fat is crucial, as is taking certain vitamin supplements.