March 22, 2018

Pale, Weak & Vegan? Getting Iron In A Vegan Diet | Dr. Michael Greger of

Pale, Weak & Vegan? Getting Iron In A Vegan Diet | Dr.  Michael Greger of

Vegans are often depicted as pale, weak and anemic due to the lack of meat in our diet. But is iron deficiency really an issue on a plant-based diet? In this interview with Dr. Michael Greger of, we look at the difference between heme and non-heme iron, which is better for our bodies, and what food sources contain ideal dietary iron. Track your own iron intake with Cronometer:

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