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Latest articles from BDA members
The BDA has had a partnership with the Natural Source Waters Association since 2017. This summer, we invited seven dietitians to visit two of their members with us – Buxton Waters in Derbyshire and Brecon Carreg in South Wales.
Dietitian and freelance nutrition writer Ursula Arens discusses folic acid fortification in flour amid proposed amendments to The Bread and Flour Regulations.
How do we as dietitians, dietetic assistants and students, need to change to reduce weight stigma and be inclusive with our language?
Student Rep, Ellen Morgan, gives us her top five revision tips for Dietitians studying for those all-important exams!
People from Black African origin ethnic groups are three to five times more likely than white Europeans to develop type 2 diabetes mellitus. Ellouise Simpson explains how dietitians can improve outcomes.
Tosin Ogunbiyi is a mature student with a Nigerian heritage who is passionate about helping all students, especially those from minoritised groups, have a better experience of university and placement into working life. She shares what Black History Month means to her, and how the Dietetic profession as a whole can celebrate and learn during the month, and beyond.
With the cost of living crisis meaning that people are looking for ways to save money when shopping, the team at Dietitian Fit & Co looks at ways to eat well on a budget.
Oluwatobi Orire has worked as a dietitian for five years and currently works as a Nutrition Support Dietitian at Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust. She is extremely proud to be a Black Dietitian and as part of Black History Month she has written a piece to celebrate Black culture and diversity within the Dietetic workforce.
Registered Dietitian Mercy Bello has picked out some of her favourite recipes that represent the Afro-Caribbean nations in the Commonwealth, which were shared as part of the Cook the Commonwealth project this summer.
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.
The Advancing Healthcare Awards recognise and celebrate the work of Allied Health Professionals, Healthcare Scientists and those who work alongside them in support roles, leading innovative healthcare practice across the UK. This year, some of our member Dietitians have won an Award In Northern Ireland.
The Advancing Healthcare Awards recognise and celebrate the work of Allied Health Professionals, Healthcare Scientists and those who work alongside them in support roles, leading innovative healthcare practice across the UK. This year, we’re thrilled to be able to share that three of our members in Wales have won Awards!
What does the Autumn Statement mean for the NHS and the workforce?
The BDA supports letter to The Times, following article that encourages stigma and discrimination towards people living with obesity.
The HCPC is in consultation on the price rise and the BDA will be responding to share the opinion of members, that the price increase is unacceptable.
Equality is at the heart of trade unionism. We celebrate the role of Black trade unionists as members, representatives, and leaders of the trade union movement. And, we also recognise the contribution trade unions have had in furthering the cause of racial justice. But, critically, we know the work isn’t over.
The BDA congratulates Rishi Sunak on his appointment as Prime Minister. It is vitally important as we head into this winter that the Government takes strong steps to solve the crises that our nation is facing.
The BDA welcomes the Prime Minister's resignation today. The country, our members, and the NHS could not continue with the utter chaos we have seen over the past weeks and months.
The BDA’s Future Leaders Programme has won a prestigious Association Excellence Award for Best Innovation by an Association.