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Parosmia has gained more recognition since the COVID-19 pandemic but many people, including health professionals, are still unaware not just of the condition but the impact it has on the daily lives of those that have the diagnosis.
Dr Clare Pettinger gives an insight into the subject of her Elsie Widdowson lecture.
The Cook the Commonwealth project builds on the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games as a platform to celebrate the cultural diets and food of member countries. A group of BDA members have contributed to the exciting project, testing and tweaking recipes across the Commonwealth regions.
Ahead of the Commonwealth Games, SENR Executive Support Consultant Dr Alan Kennedy, spoke with Sport Northern Ireland Performance Nutritionist Dr Julia Bone, learning about her extraordinary career journey to date and her approach to the nutritional management of her competing athletes.
As Birmingham gears up for the Commonwealth Games, Sharon Madigan uses her experience at the Tokyo Olympics to give an insight into what sports dietitians can expect.
This summer’s Commonwealth Games will be Eoghan Hickey’s first taste of a major Games with Wales.
MSc Dietetics student, Caoimhe Lennon gives us an insight into her experiences on B placement.
As part of Dietitians Week, Benecol's UK Healthcare Professional Marketing Manager Corrine Toyn shares a day in the life of a Dietitian working in industry.
Through BDA surveys during Danone’s 10-year corporate membership, it is clear that dietitians still have questions they would like answered about the role of plant-based drinks in the UK diet. Dietitian Kate Arthur, from Alpro, has pulled together some thoughts on the most commonly asked questions.
Our 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.
The BDA Food Facts sheets are free for you to read, download and print for your own reference. They must not be copied to other websites: please link to this site to ensure your readers see the latest version.
We are currently balloting respective BDA members on the recent announcement on Pay for NHS staff in England and NHS Staff in Wales.
BDA member and dietitian Anne Mensforth, Home Enteral Nutrition Service, Nutrition and Dietetic Service, Families, Young People and Children’s Directorate, at the Leicestershire Partnership Trust has been awarded an MBE for services to Dietetics in the Queen's Birthday Honours. Anne shares what it means to receive the honour.
Health unions representing more than a million NHS staff in England - including the BDA - have reacted with dismay to the NHS pay rise of £1,400 announced by the government.
The first in-person BDA Awards since 2019 took place last week as the Dietetic community celebrated BDA members' great successes and achievements within Dietetics over the past year. Check out the photos and find out the winners of this year's awards.
A new digital resource from the Royal Society of Public Health, based on feedback from more than 1000 Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) has been launched today.
With the Commonwealth Games taking place in Birmingham this summer (28 July to 8 August), the BDA would love for you to share your heritage with us so that we can celebrate how BDA members have an international and multicultural make-up.
The BDA and Wiltshire Farm Foods have partnered up to deliver a video that centres around the challenges of at home texture modification of meals.
The BDA expresses disappointment that key recommendations set out in the National Food Strategy led by Henry Dimbleby have been ignored in the new Government Food Strategy.
The BDA is to begin consulting members in NHS Scotland on a pay offer of 5%.