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.

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 (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.

Healthy packed lunches

Packed lunches can be easy, healthy and exciting. These tips can help you make a tasty and nutritious lunch and help you choose options from the main food groups.

Carbohydrates

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Fibre

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

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.

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.

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.