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"Heme iron is absorbed at a much greater rate in comparison to non-heme iron [37 percent vs. 5 percent]. Once absorbed, it may contribute as a catalyst in the oxidation of [bad cholesterol], causing tissue-damaging inflammation. This inflammation is a potential risk factor for heart disease." - Journal of Nutrition

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"Heme iron is absorbed at a much greater rate in comparison to non-heme iron [37 percent vs. 5 percent]. Once absorbed, it may contribute as a catalyst in the oxidation of [bad cholesterol], causing tissue-damaging inflammation. This inflammation is a potential risk factor for heart disease." - Journal of Nutrition
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