Friday Favorites: Heme Iron in Impossible Burgers and Cancer Risk

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Is heme just an innocent bystander in the link between meat intake and breast cancer, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure? Let’s take a look at heme’s carcinogenic effects.

This is the sixth in a nine-video series on plant-based meats. Check out the other videos in the series:
• The Environmental Impacts of Plant-Based Meat Substitutes (
• Are Beyond Meat and the Impossible Burger Healthful? (
• Are Pea and Soy Protein Isolates Harmful? (
• Plant-Based Meat Substitutes Put to the Test (
• The Health Effects of Mycoprotein (Quorn) Products vs. BCAAs in Meat (
• Does Heme Iron Cause Cancer? (
• Heme-Induced N-Nitroso Compounds and Fat Oxidation (
• Is Heme the Reason Meat Is Carcinogenic? (

If you want all nine of the videos in this plant-based meat series in one place, you can get them in a digital download ( from my webinar.

Does Coffee Inhibit Iron Absorption? What Are the Effects of Having Too Much Iron? ( Watch the video to find out.

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Thanks for watching. I hope you’ll join in the evidence-based nutrition revolution!
-Michael Greger, MD FACLM

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