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Carbohydrate has more calories than fat, according to over half of school children

Research conducted by the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) among over 13,100 school children across the UK, shows that more than half of secondary...

Popular diets – what is the evidence?

Wednesday 8th January 2014 A conference for health professionals, staged by the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) in London today, addressed the...

Educating a new generation of foodies

  The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) has welcomed news from Secretary of State for Education that all children in England, aged 5-14 years, are...

Cheese comes from plants and fish fingers are made of chicken

Research conducted by the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) among over 27,500 children across the UK, shows that nearly a third (29 per cent) of...

One Hundred Ways to Fight Obesity

Nutrition scientists at the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) believe that a key to tackling the nation's obesity epidemic could lie with Aristotle...

Expectant mothers search for food safety advice

Nearly a third of expectant parents are concerned about food safety during pregnancy, according to search data from the British Nutrition...

Science shows a jog a day keeps the doctor away

Exercise could be used to prevent or even treat a whole range of physical and mental health conditions, according to research revealed by eminent...

Obesity epidemic adds to strains on midwifery services

The rising birth rate, coupled with problems linked to obesity levels during pregnancy and birth, is putting pressure on overstretched maternity...

New resources for schools

Giving kids the real story about their food - BNF launches new resources on food and farming today   Ensuring that children and young people know...

Hydration and health conference

British Nutrition Foundation conference explores the links between hydration and health   Research on the relationship between hydration and health...

Hydration for optimum athletic performance

Conference Calls for Monitoring of Hydration for Optimum Athletic Performance    A study to be presented at the British Nutrition Foundation's...

Eat more, lose weight!

A leaflet entitled 'Eat more, lose weight' is published by the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) today. The leaflet shows how slimmers can eat...

Consumers confused about low calorie sweeteners

Embargoed: Thursday 15th April 2010 British Nutrition Foundation survey published today shows consumers are confused about low calorie sweetenersA...

Confused about probiotics?

18th November 2009Confused about probiotics? The health effects of probiotics have been applauded as 'miraculous' one minute and labelled with...

Nutrition matters in teaching

Saturday 20 June 2009  Food education will become compulsory for all Key Stage 3 pupils in England by 2011 so now, more than ever, nutrition really...

Feed yourself full and lose weight

Thursday 18 June 2009  By 2050, it is estimated that over a half of UK adults, and about a quarter of all children under 16 could be obese...

Simple steps to a healthier old age

Tuesday 13 June 2009 The average life expectancy in UK today is about 80 years, which is 10 years older than it was in 1959.  If trends continue...

Cooking made compulsory

Tuesday 22 January 2008 The Foundation welcomes the announcement from Rt. Hon. Ed Balls MP, Secretary of State for for Children, Schools and...

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