08 Apr 2020

Firstly, thank you for volunteering to support the NHS and vulnerable people during the COVID-19 pandemic. You're help is greatly appreciated.

The British Dietetic Association has asked our members, who are experts in clinical diet and nutrition, to develop resources to help you if you are delivering food or shopping on someone's behalf.

Many of those that have to self isolate as a result of COVID-19 will have other health conditions and may require specialist diets and support, so getting this right is important.  

You can access more information on diet and COVID-19 here

Older People

Older people may require more energy and protein to help keep them well while isolating, so we've created advice on what to include.

Renal Patients

Patients with kidney disease need to avoid high sodium and potassium foods. 

Food Facts

The BDA produced a wide range of free food fact sheets, covering specific nutrients, medical conditions and diets. Some key ones:

All our food facts can be accessed here.