An extraordinary thing happened when those at high risk for heart disease were randomized to give blood—and it had nothing to do with their heart.
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I continue this wild story in my next video Donating Blood to Prevent Cancer? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/donating-blood-to-prevent-cancer).
But what if you feel faint when you give blood? I’ve got you covered—see: How to Prevent Fainting (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/how-to-prevent-fainting/).
What might iron have to do with disease? See The Safety of Heme vs Non-Heme Iron (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-safety-of-heme-vs-non-heme-iron/) and Risk Associated with Iron Supplements (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/risk-associated-with-iron-supplements/).
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