General Article The health benefits of eating Quorn products

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What is Quorn?

Quorn is the brand name for a versatile range of healthy foods. At the heart of all Quorn products is a unique ingredient called mycoprotein.

Mycoprotein is made from a nutritious member of the fungi family which was discovered growing in a garden in Marlow, Buckinghamshire 40 years ago.

Today there are more than 100 products in the Quorn range, from burgers and sausages to ready meals and pies.

Here we focus on the cooking ingredients in the range, Quorn Mince and Quorn Pieces, both of which are very high in mycoprotein.

What are the benefits of replacing meat with Quorn Mince and Quorn Pieces?

Like meat, Quorn Mince and Quorn Pieces are excellent sources of protein but they’re generally lower in saturated fat and calories than their meat equivalents. For example, Quorn Mince contains only 54 per cent of the calories of beef mince, about 22 per cent of the fat, and just 14 per cent of the saturates. Quorn Mince and Quorn Pieces also contain no cholesterol and n...

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