New Study: Vegan Meat Less Healthy than “Real Meat”?

April 23, 2024

A recent study has news outlets saying that vegan meats like Impossible, Beyond, and others are worse for your health than animal meat.

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Video summary

  • The study comparing plant-based processed meats to animal-based meats did not show significant differences in health outcomes, despite misleading headlines attacking vegan products.
  • The plant-based group had improvements such as higher fiber intake and lower inflammation levels, suggesting potential health benefits.
  • The study was funded by an online food retailer with potential conflicts of interest, but previous research has shown that vegetarian and vegan diets are heart healthier.
  • Plant-based meats have lower greenhouse gas emissions and water usage compared to conventional meats, making them a more environmentally friendly choice.
  • The study highlights the need for more research on plant-based alternatives and the importance of accurate reporting on health outcomes.
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