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.

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.

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.

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.

Getting involved with Refugee Community Kitchen

Jess English writes about her voluntary work helping to prepare and distribute meals to refugees and displaced people in Calais and Brighton.

Using a person-centred approach for people with obesity

Jane Calow explains how working with the patient and offering a range of options can help to develop a plan that everyone is happy with and which is more likely to be successful.

Digital Dietitians do...Apps

The BDA’s library of apps launched in June. Jo Lewis and Chloe Adams tell the story so far

Mental Health Treatment is not just from the neck up

The role of the Dietitian in Mental Health.

Malnutrition in older people

This Malnutrition Awareness Week, Emily Stuart, RD, looks at how a food-first approach is the cornerstone for treatment but there are several social aspects to consider when discussing malnutrition in older people.

Why environmental sustainability should matter to dietitians and how it impacts on dietetic practice

What is the role of dietitians in catering companies in influencing sustainable eating in schools?

Tess Warnes looks at how embedding sustainability in school meals can have additional benefits of improved health and creating good habits

The childhood obesity pandemic: now more important than ever?

As childhood obesity rates continue to climb, Kiran Atwal looks at how different components need to work together to address the issue.

Home Artificial Nutrition Week 2020

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

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