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

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.

Children - Five Day Meal Planner

A set of resources from Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care Trust to help parents plan meals over five days with their £15 vouchers/payments from schools in place of free school meals.

Health Minister visits pioneering dietetic-led healthy eating scheme

Welsh Government Minister for Health and Social Services will today visit a Cardiff nursery to find out about a dietetic-led healthy eating scheme.

Consultation Response - Ending the sale of energy drinks to children and young people in Scotland

BDA Scotland Board's response to Scottish Government's consultation on banning the sale of energy drinks to children and young people.

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 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 that 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

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

The BDA's healthy eating for children food fact sheet.

Wheat free diet

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.

Living with a Food Allergy

Food allergy information including help to understand food labelling and cooking tips.

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