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.

Expand and strengthen Healthy Start Scheme say alliance of food and health organisations

The BDA has joined an alliance of over 50 organisations to urge the Chancellor and Health Secretary to strengthen the Healthy Start scheme so more families can access that vital support.

Consultation Response - Early Years Healthy Development Review

A response to the call for evidence from the Department of Health and Social Care on early years development

Consultation Response - NHSEI Weight Management Service discussion paper

The BDA Obesity and Public Health specialist group's response to a discussion paper on NHS commissioned tier 2 weight management services.

Fish oils and children

Diet, behaviour and learning in children

Giving your child regular meals, and a healthy, well-balanced diet helps their development, mental wellbeing and physical health.

Fat facts

Fats are an important part of the diet; they provide the body with energy and with some important vitamins.

Fruit and vegetables – how to get five-a-day

By eating at least five portions of a variety of fruits and vegetables a day, you will not only look and feel better, but you will give your body many essential nutrients that it needs to maintain your overall long-term health.

Pregnancy and diet

Pregnancy is a good time to think about what you’re eating. What you eat now will help your baby to grow healthily and give them the best start in life and help you to feel your best. This food Fact Sheet will help you make those good food choices.

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.

Glycaemic Index (GI)

This Food Fact Sheet explains how there are many types of carbohydrates (carbs), but they all behave differently in your body. The Glycaemic Index (GI), is a ranking of how quickly these foods make your blood glucose levels rise after eating them.

Healthy packed lunches

This Food Fact Sheet provides the information that you need to have a nutritious balanced packed lunch that will fill you up through to dinner time.

Breastfeeding - what are the benefits?

This Food Fact Sheet provides information about how to breastfeed your baby and explains the benefits of breastfeeding.

Carbohydrates

Foods that contain carbohydrates are an important part of our diets. Learn how to choose healthy sources of carbohydrates.

Healthy eating for children

This Food Fact Sheet will help you ensure your child is eating the right food, however old they are.

Wheat free diet

Wheat is found in many foods, so a wheat free diet can be restrictive. This fact sheet is intended as a basic guide to eating wheat free.

Healthy snacks

This Fact Sheet will help you to choose snacks that can form part of a healthy diet and help you avoid the unhealthy ones.

Diabetes - Type 1

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

Suitable milks for children with cow's milk allergy

If your child is allergic to cows milk, it is very important to replace it with a milk alternative that will provide the same nutrition.

Autism and diet

This Food Fact Sheet looks at the most common dietary problems affecting people with autism and how dietitians can help.

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