What does a dietitian do?

What does a dietitian do?

Dietitians use public health and scientific research on food, health and disease which they translate into practical guidance to enable people to make appropriate lifestyle and food choices.

Find out more about what dietitians do.

Annual report 2017-18

Annual report 2017-18

Every year we report on what we have done and how we did it, read our report for 2017-18.

Food Facts

BDA food facts sheets

Written by dietitians to help you learn the best ways to eat and drink to keep your body fit and healthy.

Topics include: Healthy Eating, Children & Pregnancy, Weight Loss and Nutrients in Food.

Read our Food Fact Sheets.

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Work With Us

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The BDA is keen to work with partners on improving public health and knowledge.

We invite and encourage our proactive BDA members to volunteer their time and skills to a range of volunteer roles and opportunities: helping at events, writing for DT, reviewing food fact sheets, serving on committees, and so much more. It's a great opportunity to network and add to your CPD.

Jobs and Careers

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The BDA is the largest association of food and nutrition professionals in the UK, and represents the whole of the dietetic workforce, so is the best source of advertisements for dietetic posts.

See our dedicated website for the latest dietetic jobs. Also, take a look at our Careers Advice and Courses pages on this website.

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