Is eating a vegan diet a healthy choice?

Eating a vegan diet is a health trend that does not appear to be going away anytime soon, with many fast food chains now offering vegan options these days. But, are there any real health benefits to following a vegan diet? Vegans don’t eat any red meat, poultry, game, fish, shellfish or crustacea, eggs, dairy or animal by-products (such as gelatine, often found in sweets, desserts and even some alcoholic drinks), which leaves their diet almost completely plant based with their diet consisting of grains, pulses, nuts, seeds, fruit and vegetables. The vegan diet is generally considered to be higher in fibre …

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Quorn – a meat free alternative

Over the summer I was invited to try Quorn. What the website says: Quorn is a great tasting range, perfect for if you’re trying to eat healthier as part of an active lifestyle, watching your weight, or if you want some meat free meal inspiration. Plus products like Quorn Mince are a great source of protein, that still allows you to enjoy all of your favourite meals. Products like Quorn Mince and Quorn Meat Free Chicken Pieces are a healthy protein source because they are high in protein, and low in saturated fat. They are also a source of fibre …

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