The role of the Dietitian in Mental Health.
This Malnutrition Awareness Week, Emily Stuart, RD, looks at how a food-first approach is the cornerstone for treatment but there are several social aspects to consider when discussing malnutrition in older people.
Tess Warnes looks at how embedding sustainability in school meals can have additional benefits of improved health and creating good habits
As childhood obesity rates continue to climb, Kiran Atwal looks at how different components need to work together to address the issue.
Lockdown has had a huge impact on our relationship with food, allowing us to offer new guidance on not just what to eat but how, say Rimi Obra-Ratwatte and Camille Birault
The BDA speaks to Shelley Easter RD from Bristol Royal Hospital for Children about the COCO tier three weight management service for children
With the Government expected to publish its latest strategy for obesity in the next week, Dr Adrian Brown RD, Lucy Perrow RD and Dr Stuart W. Flint make the case for why avoiding weight stigma within the communications and delivery of the strategy will be so important.
In anticipation of the government’s latest strategy for obesity and weight management, BDA Paediatric Specialist Group (PSG) Co-Chair Dr Julie Lanigan Ph.D. RD discusses some recent challenges and why a preventative approach, particularly targeting early years, is what is needed. Julie also sets out what PSG are doing themselves to help address this challenge.
"I found that my experience as a dietitian prepared me well for this role because of the crossover of skills required for both jobs, and because such a large part of the role is about building a rapport."
As protests around the world highlight racial inequality, Nishat Chowdhury reflects on how greater diversity in dietetics would help improve the service we give to clients.
What can men do to prevent infertility in the future or improve their current reproductive health?
The 15th to 19th June is loneliness awareness week, here Dove Yu, Dietitian at James Cook University Hospital and Committee of the BDA Older People Special Group discusses loneliness and malnutrition.
Student Rían Joyce helped set up a local initiative to help vulnerable people in her community
Beena Patel writes about her experience as a newly qualified dietitian working within the mental health setting.
Phill Johnston reports on his experiences of living with a nasogastric tube as part of his efforts to better understand the patient experience during Nutrition and Hydration Week
Rachel Gibson looks at new research looking at the age-old proverb to eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper