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Dietitians are qualified and regulated health professionals that assess, diagnose and treat dietary and nutritional problems at an individual and wider public-health level.
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Latest articles from BDA members
Registered Dietitian Tai Ibitoye looks at the Mediterranean diet and whether traditional diets can provide similar health benefits.
Hannah Diskin introduces a Therapy Outcome Measure for Long Covid and invites volunteers from other dietetic services to pilot it further.
Aaron Boysen is the first Dietitian to have been awarded a NHS Topol Digital Health Fellowship and has recently started his journey through the programme. He will be sharing regular updates with us as he progresses.
With the ever-growing list of diets advertised, are there any that actually help to improve overall health and wellbeing? Reema Patel looks at some of the most popular diet trends for 2022.
Dalhia Campbell is a Specialist Dietitian for Adults with a Learning Disability. She shares her advice on supporting autistic individuals from her personal and professional experience.
Many people are trying to follow a plant-based diet or increase their intake of plant-based foods for health, ethical or sustainability reasons. But can you do this if you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? Community Dietitian Chloe Hall, who has a special interest in Gastroenterology, explores the issue.
Dietetic student Kyle Kennedy discusses binge drinking among students, how alcohol affects the body and how to spot the signs of alcohol misuse.
Registered Dietitian and SENR board member Nusrat Kausar discusses fasting and what impact it may have on those who exercise and train whilst observing Ramadan.
Registered Dietitian Hannah Whittaker discusses some of the common difficulties parents and carers of autistic children report around mealtimes - and some of the techniques to reduce anxiety.
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 BDA has joined other organisations in calling on the Government to reconsider withdrawing its promise to restrict promotions on food and drinks high in fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) later this year.
The BDA are delighted to announce the appointment of Liz Stockley as new CEO, who will join us in the summer, as current CEO Andy Burman moves on after 19 years leading the Association.
We've teamed up with meal delivery service Field Doctor to offer BDA members the chance to win one of three fantastic meal bundles.
The BDA has been successful in securing funding from Health Education England for a number of exciting projects over the next year. These are underway, and we’re now pleased to share with you the key focus areas for the BDA team for the next 12-18 months.
The BDA is playing its part in supporting families and households experiencing food insecurity by working with Barnardo’s on a new cooking skills project.
An exciting new activity with Wiltshire Farm Foods to produce an engaging video demonstrating considerations around cooking up meals to the correct texture, nutrition & consistency for people who need softer foods.
The BDA programme to improve workplace nutrition and wellbeing has a new home on the BDA website. With easy navigation, clear content and a fresh design, it will be easy for employers to understand and sign up for a Work Ready programme.
The BDA and our partner NHS unions have issued a joint statement in response to a change of position on NHS pay by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN).
The BDA celebrates the achievements of women in dietetics on International Women's Day.