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.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome 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 that can help these symptoms.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and diet

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

Skin health

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.

Salt

Too much salt in our diets can lead to problems such as water retention, raised blood pressure, and ultimately a higher risk of heart attack, kidney disease and stroke. This sheet will provide tips on cutting down your salt intake.

Supplements

A lot of vitamin, mineral and other nutritional supplements are available on the market. This Food Fact Sheet will break down who needs to take supplements, which ones to take and the risks that come along with them.`

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.

Carbohydrates

Foods that contain carbohydrates are an important part of our diets. Learn how to choose healthy sources of carbohydrates.

Wheat free diet

This fact sheet is intended as a basic guide to eating wheat free.

Food labelling: nutrition information

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

Healthy snacks

This Fact Sheet will help you to choose snacks that can form part of a healthy diet and help you avoid the unhealthy ones.

Diabetes - Type 1

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

Living with a Food Allergy

Food allergy information including help to understand food labelling and cooking tips.

Sport and exercise

Fluid (water and drinks)

This food fact sheet provides information about staying hydrated.

Autism and diet

This Food Fact Sheet looks at the most common dietary problems affecting people with autism and how dietitians can help.

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.

Detox Diets

The idea behind detoxing is that from time to time we need to clear the “toxic waste” from our body in order to stay healthy. This Fact Sheet will explore the myths around detox diets and explain the benefits of a balanced diet.

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.

Show more