Food supply issues risk worsening malnutrition in Northern Ireland British Dietetic Association says

As we receive yet more evidence that the confused implementation of Brexit is causing food shortages in Northern Ireland, the BDA is calling on the Northern Ireland and UK Governments to take urgent action.

BDA CQC Event Certificate

Lockdown will once again worsen food insecurity – we need sustained action

In this third nation-wide lockdown, the British Dietetic Association has called on governments across the UK to finally take urgent and sustained action on food insecurity for people of all ages.

EFAD Journal: Kompass Nutrition and Dietetics

The European Federation of the Associations of Dietitians (EFAD) have published the first issue of their journal, Kompass Nutrition & Dietetics.

Neutropenic Dietary Advice for Haematology Patients

Guidance on safer eating for haematology patients

Get Ready for Veganuary - the Healthier Way

Simple and practical tips and tricks that can help keep your nutrition on track with a vegan diet.

Consultation Response - Total restriction of online advertising for products high in fat sugar and salt

BDA's response to the UK government consultation on restricting online advertising of HFSS foods.

BDA calls for 'fit for purpose' digital health and care systems for AHPs

All Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) should have access to efficient digital health and care record systems, which allow their services to use, collect and share meaningful data.

The Importance of Diversifying Healthy Eating Advice

To ensure cultural diversity and inclusivity in dietary advice, dietitians should be open to gaining more understanding of the traditional diets of different ethnic communities.

COVID-19 rapid guideline: Vitamin D

Read the latest NICE COVID-19 rapid guideline, focused on Vitamin D.

Top ten nutrition tips for the menopause

The menopause is an ideal time to take stock of eating habits and begin some gradual changes to help ensure the best health possible while entering this new phase of life.

Keeping active indoors

Physical activity and relaxation techniques can be valuable tools to help you remain calm and continue to protect your health when forced to stay indoors.

Are low and alcohol free beers health drinks?

It’s plausible that "nolo" beers could offer health and nutritional benefits, but without the negative effects linked to the alcohol and calorie content.

Eating strategies for lockdown and isolation over shorter winter days

Isolation over winter could challenge even the best of us but eating as well as you can, will help to keep you body, mind, and mood all in great shape. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

BDA Critical Care Specialist Group COVID-19 Best Practice Guidance: Feeding Patients on Critical Care Units in the Prone Position (awake and sedated).

Second Edition of best practice guidance developed by the BDA Critical Care Group for feeding patients while in the prone position both awake and sedated.

Celebrating dietitians during COVID-19 – Renal Dietitians as Dialysis Buddies

Thushara Dassanayake pays tribute to how members of the Imperial Renal Dietetic team jumped in at the deep end to become Dialysis Buddies during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Life in lockdown – a dietitian’s perspective

Covid restrictions have brought a new dimension to the challenges of working in an eating disorders service, says Eating Disorders Dietitian Lucy Gardner.

A new type of assistant dietitian – now with a waggy tail!

Therapeutic dogs – Brecon the Welsh springer spaniel is helping patients at an eating disorders service.

Changing the narrative of festive feasting

Many media outlets use this time of year to share harmful messaging around weight gain, Dietitian Sophie Medlin explains why this is so damaging.

COVID-19 Vaccine

We are strongly encouraging all BDA members working in patient-facing roles who are offered the COVID-19 vaccine to take it if they can.

Show more