Food Facts

 

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.

 

What is a dietitian?

Dietitians are qualified and regulated health professionals that assess, diagnose and treat dietary and nutritional problems at an individual and wider public-health level.

What do dietitians do?

Latest news and articles

Coffee and Health; it’s not just about the caffeine

Increasingly we see headlines about the positive health effects of coffee. This seems to be a huge swing away from a couple of decades ago where coffee seemed to be bad for us and was blamed for interrupting our sleep and making our hearts pound in a bad way. So, what has brought about this change in thinking?

BDA welcomes investment in dietetics in primary care

Government announces new funding to support the addition of thousands of new staff to support GP practices

BDA Trade Union consults members in Northern Ireland on new pay proposals

British Dietetic Association consultation exercise with members over Northern Ireland Pay

Health Minister visits pioneering dietetic-led healthy eating scheme

Welsh Government Minister for Health and Social Services will today visit a Cardiff nursery to find out about a dietetic-led healthy eating scheme.

Celeb diets to avoid 2020

BDA spokespeople deal with hundreds of requests relating to food and nutrition from the media each year, as well as working with many more patients and clients who ask them about the latest celebrity or social media diet trend.

New Honorary President

The BDA are delighted to welcome Dr Giles Yeo, Principal Research Associate at University of Cambridge Institute of Metabolic Science, as our new Honorary President.

 

BDA CPD training

The BDA provides quality assured education and continuing professional development programmes.

 

We host a range of training and educational courses for our members and other members of the dietetics workforce via the BDA Classroom and Learning Zone.