Impossible Hot Dogs Have Arrived, and New Research Says They’re a Heart-Healthy Swap for Meat
- In 2015, the WHO categorized hot dogs and other processed and red meats as class 1 carcinogens, along with cigarettes and asbestos, due to their cancer risks.
- Many plant-based meat options, including Impossible Foods' latest product, can satisfy your hot dog appetite without compromising your health.
- The Impossible Hot Dog has 50 percent less saturated fat and double the protein (12 grams per serving) of animal-derived hot dogs. As a plant-based product, the Impossible Dog has no cholesterol.
- Impossible Foods released its seventh new product in the last year, the Impossible Hot Dog, after its Impossible Beef Lite, the second plant-based meat after Beyond Steak, received an American Heart Association Heart-Check Food Certification. Researchers continue to find health benefits in replacing animal meat with plant-based substitutes.
- Have you recently switched from animal products to plant products? What was the hardest thing for you to get used to