The BDA Food Fact Sheets are written by dietitians to help you learn the best ways to eat and drink to keep your body fit and healthy. These resources are for you to download and print for your own reference. The Fact Sheets are for information only: they are not a substitute for proper medical diagnosis or dietary advice given by a dietitian. The Fact Sheets are intended for adults unless they sit under the 'babies and children section' or make a specific reference to babies and/or children ... read more
While the World Health Organization cites malnutrition as the greatest single threat to the world's public health, it is still widely believed that malnutrition is restricted to the third world population. Quite simply, this is not true. Today, in the UK, millions of our friends, families, neighbours, children and colleagues are at risk of the effects of malnutrition and, in many cases, death from malnutrition.
It is often said that “everybody does food...”, meaning everybody eats. However, the reality is not everybody does or can, and even if they do, meals can be few and far between ... read more
BAPEN* is a Charitable Association that raises awareness of malnutrition and works to advance the nutritional care of patients and those at risk from malnutrition in the wider community.
BAPEN brings together the strengths of its Core Groups to raise awareness and understanding of malnutrition in all settings and provides education, advice and resources to advance the nutritional care of patients and those at risk from malnutrition in the wider community ... read more
The Weightwise website has been developed for, and is managed by, the British Dietetic Association (BDA), the organisation that represents registered dietitians in the UK. The website wsa funded by a project grant from the Department of Health and the content written by registered dietitians ... read more
The eatwell plate highlights the different types of food that make up our diet, and shows the proportions we should eat them in to have a well balanced and healthy diet.
It's a good idea to try to get this balance right every day, but you don't need to do it at every meal. And you might find it easier to get the balance right over a longer period, say a week. Try to choose options that are lower in salt when you can.
Eating healthily is about eating the right amount of food for your energy needs. In England, most adults are either overweight or obese. This means many of us are eating more than we need, and should eat and drink fewer calories in order to lose weight ... read more
The British Heart Foundation is the UK’s number one heart charity.
Coronary heart disease is the UK’s single biggest killer but we are leading the fight against it. Our pioneering research has helped to transform the lives of people living with heart and circulatory conditions.
Our work has been central to the discoveries of vital treatments that are helping to change the face of the UK’s fight against heart disease ... read more
The Infant and Toddler Forum (ITF) was formed in the recognition that HCPs play a critical role in providing advice to parents and in implementing public health policy. They therefore need to have access to the latest and best evidence-based thinking. They also need resources to translate this information into clear health messages for parents, and to interact with other health professionals and thereby learn from each other and share best practice ... read more
World Cancer Research Fund International is the world’s leading authority on cancer prevention research related to diet, weight and physical activity.
We are a not-for-profit organisation that leads & unifies a network of cancer prevention charities with a global reach. These charities are based in the USA, United Kingdom, Netherlands, and Hong Kong.
Since it started in 1982, the World Cancer Research Fund network has been a pioneer in research and health information on the link between food, nutrition, physical activity and the prevention of cancer ... read more
We are the oldest and largest coeliac disease charity in the world and we have been working for people with coeliac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis since 1968.
We have over 60,000 Members and around 1,200 join us every month.
We are not Government funded and rely on our Members and the generosity of our fundraisers and supporters to continue our work ... read more
Crohn's and Colitis UK is the working name for the National Association for Colitis and Crohn's Disease (NACC). Founded in 1979, the charity has been providing information and support, funding research and fighting for change by bringing together people of all ages who have been diagnosed with IBD, their families and friends, and the professionals involved in their care ... read more