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21st-century diet: Healthy fast food?
Speakers: Professor Mike Lean and Dr Tim Finnigan

Fast food
  • Friday 21 June 2013, 6.00PM
  • Free admission
    Booking required, see below for tickets
  • York Medical Society (view map)

Event details

Nutritionist Mike Lean and Technical Director for Quorn Foods Tim Finnegan discuss different approaches to good health through healthy eating. Find out more about the nutritionally balanced pizza and how it came about, and the role that Quorn has to play in health, the environment and protein security.

Speaker biographies


Tim Finnigan is currently Technical Director for Quorn Foods – covering both the Quorn and Cauldron brands across 14 countries. He is a PhD graduate of the Food and Biosciences faculty of the University of Reading, England and has held innovation roles in government food research, General Foods, APV, RHM, Zeneca and Premier Foods. Tim has been instrumental in the product and technology innovation programs that have helped to establish Quorn as the world’s leading meat free brand.

Mike Lean holds the Chair of Human Nutrition at the University of Glasgow and Consultant Physician at Glasgow Royal Infirmary. He trained in medicine at the University of Cambridge and St Bartholomew’s Hospital specialising in general medicine, diabetes and endocrinology. He is a leading authority and researcher on diabetes, obesity and human nutrition, and dissemination of science through frequent appearances on radio, TV and newspapers.


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