PCRM Names Healthiest Airports in the US

PCRM Names Healthiest Airports in the US

Just in time for the busy holiday travel season, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine announces the country’s most veg-friendly airports.


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In its 14th annual report, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine has unveiled the country’s most veg-friendly airports. Reviewing restaurant menus at the nation’s busiest airports, a restaurant ranks as “healthful” if it serves at least one high-fiber, cholesterol-free menu item for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Topping the list for the first time ever is Baltimore/Washington International Airport, which offers multiple plant-based entrées including a mango-vegetable stir-fry with quinoa pasta and a warm roasted vegetable salad made with local produce. Travelers can get a vegetarian fiesta salad or vegan sushi at second-place winner, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, and LAX—third on PCRM’s list—houses Real Food Daily, the country’s first all-vegan airport eatery. The worse place for healthy, plant-based options? The Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (the busiest in the United States) remains in last place for the fourth year in a row.

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