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December 12, 2019 18 min

Episode Summary:

Dr. Dan discusses the known science around the hot plant based meat industry.


Episode References:

  • Flexitarian diet info: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30042947
  • Potential health concerns regarding conventional meat: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2749260
  • Plant based meats might be more part friendly than conventional meat: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-46590-1.pdf
  • Plant based meat products are higher in salt and carbohydrates/sugars than real meat: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31671655
  • No evidence that plant based meat products are healthier for you: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31161217
  • Plant and animal based protein products have the same satiety when corrected for fiber: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29337861
  • Widespread Consumer acceptance of plant based meat products still has a ways to go: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29501683 
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