anyone introduced quorn into their diet?

Posted Tue 21 May 2019 11.51am by Salty Backpack

Hi,

anyone introduced quorn into their diet?

I'm currently healing my Psoriasis for the second time through diet (it works!)

I'm just thinking potentially I'm eating too much protein through chicken and turkey so looking towards quorn. Any experience...make skin better or worse?

Thanks in advance.

Posted Wed 22 May 2019 10.06pm by Susu

Hi salty good to hear that you are recovered through diet. Can I ask what diet are you on? Thanks

Posted Thu 23 May 2019 1.20am by OhNo_NotAgain?

Quorn is a heavily processed item, albeit meat-free. Personally I would not immediately jump to the conclusion that is is radically healthier than chicken or turkey (of course, what exactly is meant by "healthier" could be a whole new discussion on its own).

People who use diet as a means to improve their health are often focussed on reducing the amount of processed foods they eat, I am not sure that quorn fits into that?

Posted Mon 3 Jun 2019 10.20am by Salty Backpack

Apologies for response delay, just got back from Malta for a week. (I'm now 98% clear)

Susu - My diet is basically Veg, fruit, white meat and various supplements.

Ohno_NotAgain? - I have removed most processed foods granted but I'm not adverse to eating them if a healthy alternative (not crammed with sugar and random additives I cannot pronounce)

To me processed foods is anything from a fast food chain or blatant processed food like plastic cheese.

Anyone eat Quorn on a regular basis?

Posted Mon 3 Jun 2019 10.35am by OhNo_NotAgain?

The manufacturers of Quorn refuse to release a list of the additives they use. As I have said, what is "healthy" could be a whole discussion in itself.

I am not recommending or advising against Quorn, but to not regard it as heavily processed seems quite strange to me.

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