Elaine MacAninch RD writes about the work that NNEdPro have been undertaking to provide resources and research related to nutrition and COVID-19.
More information on the implementation of our policy on commercial relationships with companies who manufacture breastmilk substitutes for BDA members
Lockdown has had a huge impact on our relationship with food, allowing us to offer new guidance on not just what to eat but how, say Rimi Obra-Ratwatte and Camille Birault
This policy sets out how the BDA will work with companies who manufacture breastmilk substitutes (BMS), in particular in relation to event sponsorship.
In this blog, Dr Hilda Mulrooney RD considers the government’s latest obesity strategy in more detail on behalf of the BDA Obesity Specialist Group (OSG).
BDA sets out our initial response to the NHS People Plan 2020/21, noting both positive elements and significant gaps.
BDA Chair Caroline Bovey BEM RD responds to the publication of the National Food Strategy Part One, authored by Henry Dimbleby.
A detailed response from the Obesity Group of the British Dietetic Association to the government's strategy: "Tackling obesity: empowering adults and children to live healthier lives".
The BDA is pleased to have supported the development of Your COVID Recovery, a new NHS website designed to help people recover from the long-term effects of COVID-19 and support them to manage their recovery.
Mindfulness is being aware of the experiences presenting themselves to you. It means paying full attention to the unfolding moment, without judgement, and accepting what it is. This may help you to consider your thoughts, physical sensations and behaviours without reacting automatically.
The BDA and Fuse, the Centre for Translational Research in Public Health, have expressed frustration that government are not taking action on energy drinks, despite consulting 18 months ago.
The BDA speaks to Shelley Easter RD from Bristol Royal Hospital for Children about the COCO tier three weight management service for children
The British Dietetic Association has welcomed the government’s latest obesity plans as a positive next step. They welcome the commitment to expand weight management services, but have urged the government to go further if they want their strategy to be truly comprehensive.
With the Government expected to publish its latest strategy for obesity in the next week, Dr Adrian Brown RD, Lucy Perrow RD and Dr Stuart W. Flint make the case for why avoiding weight stigma within the communications and delivery of the strategy will be so important.
In anticipation of the government’s latest strategy for obesity and weight management, BDA Paediatric Specialist Group (PSG) Co-Chair Dr Julie Lanigan Ph.D. RD discusses some recent challenges and why a preventative approach, particularly targeting early years, is what is needed. Julie also sets out what PSG are doing themselves to help address this challenge.