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What Is Heme? Impossible Foods’ Magic Ingredient Has Caused Some Controversy

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If you’re a fan of the Impossible Burger, you may have heard about the magical ingredient that helps the plant-based patty taste so similar to beef: heme. The topic can be a bit confusing, since heme is not usually something we see on ingredient lists — though if you eat meat, you’ve eaten your fair share of heme. Not to mention, your body produces its own heme. Heck, it might even be producing heme right now!

To learn more about heme, the ingredient taking the vegan food industry by storm, read on.