BDA full response to the NHS People Plan

Lamb and Lentil Moussaka

Championing nutrition research and translation during COVID-19

Elaine MacAninch RD writes about the work that NNEdPro have been undertaking to provide resources and research related to nutrition and COVID-19.

Home Artificial Nutrition Week 2020

Q&A - BDA policy on BMS Company Event Sponsorship

More information on the implementation of our policy on commercial relationships with companies who manufacture breastmilk substitutes for BDA members

A great time to upskill on mindful eating

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

The BDA's commercial relationships with companies who manufacture breastmilk substitutes

This policy sets out how the BDA will work with companies who manufacture breastmilk substitutes (BMS), in particular in relation to event sponsorship.

Tips for incorporating mindful eating in dietetic practice

More detail needed - the Government's obesity strategy

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 Responds to NHS People Plan

BDA sets out our initial response to the NHS People Plan 2020/21, noting both positive elements and significant gaps.

BDA Chair responds to to National Food Strategy: Part One

BDA Chair Caroline Bovey BEM RD responds to the publication of the National Food Strategy Part One, authored by Henry Dimbleby.

BDA Obesity Specialist Group response to government strategy for obesity

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".

Your COVID Recovery

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.

Beetroot and Cumin Caulicous

Mindful Eating

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.

BDA and Fuse express frustration at lack of action on energy drink sales to children

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.

COCO - Care of Childhood Obesity

The BDA speaks to Shelley Easter RD from Bristol Royal Hospital for Children about the COCO tier three weight management service for children

Dietitians push for more from strategy for obesity

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.

Why the government's new strategy for obesity needs to avoid weight stigma

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.

Government needs to back dietitians to prevent and reduce childhood obesity

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.

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