Coeliac disease and gluten-free diet

Coeliac disease is an autoimmune condition. When someone with coeliac disease eats gluten, it causes the body’s immune system to attack and damage its own tissues. This fact sheet discusses symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Coeliac disease.

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and diet

Dietary changes can often help irritable bowel syndrome symptoms and sometimes simple changes are all that are needed. This Food Fact Sheet explains that dietary changes can help these symptoms.

Food labelling: nutrition information

Checking the nutrition label is a good way to compare products, make healthier choices and eat a balanced diet. This fact sheet aims to help you understand and use the nutrition information presented on the food label.

Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are an important nutrient we use for fuel. Foods containing carbohydrates form part of a healthy, balanced diet for many people.

Diabetes - Type 1

Good diabetes control will help you lead a full and active life and prevent other health complications.

Wheat free diet

Wheat is found in many foods, so a wheat free diet can be restrictive. This fact sheet is intended as a basic guide to eating wheat free.

Autism and diet

If you are autistic, you may have difficulty with communication and social interactions with others. This Fact Sheet looks at the most common dietary problems affecting autistic people and how dietitians can help.

Food Allergy and Food Intolerance

Having to avoid certain foods in your diet can be difficult. But there are a few simple things you can do to help you manage your food allergies - allowing you to stay safe, continue to participate in fun activities and enjoy your food.

Food Allergy and Food Intolerance Testing

There are many different 'tests' available to diagnose food allergy or food intolerance. It can be difficult to know which are reliable or based on science. This fact sheet will examine the tests available and whether they are based on evidence.

Fibre

Fibre is essential for your gut to work normally. It increases good bacteria which supports your immunity against inflammatory disorders and allergies.

Depression and diet

Good nutrition is important for our mental and physical health. This Food Fact Sheet will look at how following a healthy diet can protect your mental health.

Sport and exercise

Nutrition plays a pivotal role in supporting the training and competition demands of athletes – recreational or elite – in any sport. Good food choices help make sure you have enough energy, which in turn helps training and aids recovery.

Fruit and vegetables - how to get five-a-day

By eating at least five portions of a variety of fruits and vegetables a day, you will not only look and feel better, but you will give your body many essential nutrients that it needs to maintain your overall long-term health.

Food and mood

Is it possible to plan a diet for a good mood? This fact sheet includes healthy eating tips to improve your mental well-being.

Healthy Eating

Eating a variety of foods can improve general wellbeing, reduce the risk of conditions including heart disease, stroke, some cancers, diabetes and osteoporosis and help you manage your weight.

Healthy Breakfast

Breakfast can look different for everyone depending on their routines, daily activities and personal tastes, but making a sensible choice at all meals is important to support health and provide energy for daily activities. 

Salt

This Food Fact Sheet looks at salt in our diet, how to identify foods containing too much salt and tips to moderate salt consumption and improve your health.

Skin health

If you feel like you have lost your ‘glow’ or wish to maintain healthy skin, read on for some top food and lifestyle tips to get you glowing inside and out.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and diet

This Food Fact Sheet looks at Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and how a healthy diet can help.

Healthy packed lunches

This Food Fact Sheet provides the information that you need to have a nutritious balanced packed lunch that will fill you up through to dinner time.

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