Quorn Nutrition

Why Quorn Mycoprotein?

Staying healthy is important for us all and here at Quorn we like to help you do that in the easiest and tastiest way possible. You need not look any further than Quorn mycoprotein. It’s simply one of the best source of protein there is, providing all nine essential amino acids. It’s also high in fibre, low in saturated fat and contains a number of vitamins and minerals. It’s nutritious and sustainable – it’s the future of food.

Protein that packs a punch

Quorn mycoprotein packs a powerful punch of protein, an important part of a healthy diet. It contains nine essential amino acids that help promote growth, repair and maintain body tissues, bones and muscles. This is why getting protein from the foods we eat is so important. While cow’s milk, chicken and fish also contain protein, they are higher in saturated fat.

Fantastic fibre

Quorn mycoprotein has more fibre than animal protein. Fibre plays a major role in good digestion and gut health – something we could all do with a bit more of.

Keeping an eye on fat

Quorn mycoprotein is low in saturated and total fat and does not contain cholesterol. Fat isn’t that all bad in moderate quantities since it provide essential fatty acids that our bodies need for proper nutrition. On the other hand, animal meat is rich in saturated fats which can increase bad cholesterol in the body and increase the risk of heart disease. Hence, Quorn mycoprotein is better protein alternative for a healthier body.

Micro magic

Vitamins and minerals are micronutrients, which means our bodies don’t need a lot of them, but are incredibly important in sufficient amounts for a whole range of functions to keep us ticking nicely. Quorn mycoprotein contains a range of vitamins and minerals including folic acid, zinc, selenium, manganese and choline.

Does good, tastes good

We all want to eat better and have a sustainable environment. A simple way to do this is to change what we eat. Use Quorn mycoprotein to make your favorite meals to obtain the nutritional benefits for a healthier body and in your own way you will contributing to the sustainability of the environment. To find out more click here.

Take that beef

Quorn Spaghetti Bolognese has 90% less saturated fat than a beef version†[1]

Data sources: † Global average, 1. McCance and Widdowson (2019)