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.

Long Covid and Diet

Following a coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, symptoms can last for more than 12 weeks. This is called Long Covid. Symptoms vary a lot. They affect people differently and affect many different body systems. This fact sheet explains how diet can help with recovery.

Osteoarthritis and diet

Arthritis is a condition that causes joint pain. This Food Fact Sheet is about the role diet has in managing symptoms of the most common arthritic condition, osteoarthritis.

Menopause and diet

The menopause is the time when periods stop. It is defined as occurring 12 months after the last menstrual period and usually happens between the ages of 45-55. This Food Fact Sheet explains what happens during the menopause and provides dietary advice to help aid symptoms.

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.

Hypertension and Diet

This fact sheet will tell you about simple changes to your diet that can help reduce the health risks that having high blood pressure can cause.

Osteoporosis and diet

There are steps that you can take to reduce your risk of getting osteoporosis like having a healthy balanced diet with plenty of calcium, vitamin D and other vitamins and minerals.

Malnutrition

The simple steps outlined in this Food Fact Sheet should help to identify and treat malnutrition.

Diabetes - Type 2

Diabetes is a condition where the amount of glucose (sugar) in your blood is too high because your body cannot use it properly.

Milk allergy

Cow’s milk allergy (CMA) occurs when the body’s immune system mistakenly reacts to proteins found in milk. In the UK, CMA affects 2-3% of babies and young children, with most growing out of it by the age of five. Immediate milk allergy is uncommon in adults.  

Prevention and management of pressure injuries

This fact sheet has been written to support prevention and management of pressure injuries in adults.

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.

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (or Encephalopathy) / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (or Encephalopathy) / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), is a complex, chronic medical condition affecting multiple body systems.

Diabetes - Type 1

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

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.

Rheumatoid Arthritis and diet

This Food Fact Sheet is about the role that diet may have in managing symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis literally means the inflammation of joints.

Pollen-food Syndrome (PFS)

Pollen food syndrome (PFS) is usually associated with hayfever (allergic rhinitis). It affects around 2% of the UK population. It is also known as oral allergy syndrome.