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You can help us - by making a donation to the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF)We are proud of the work we do, explaining...

New BNF Task Force report - Nutrition and development

Nutrition and development: short and long term consequences for health The Foundation held a conference to launch its...

How much physical activity do I need?

Physical activity plays a central role in keeping us healthy, so it is very important to be physically active on a regular...

2014 BNF Drummond Pump Priming Award recipients announced

As part of its management of the Drummond Memorial Fund, BNF is again providing two grants in 2014, each of £5000, to help...

Celebrating our wartime food heroes

2014 marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day and BNF is commemorating this by looking at wartime food heroes. With the passage...

Diet, nutrition and schoolchildren: An update

BNF has published a review on 'Diet, nutrition and schoolchildren' which is available to download free of charge...

Tips for a healthy heart

Heart disease and stroke Eating a healthy diet can reduce your risk of suffering from heart disease and stroke - the major...

Latest issue - June 2014

The latest issue of Nutrition Bulletin is now available online.Articles featured include: Editorials on sugars and...

Nutrition Science Communication Awards

The Awards comprise a commemorative certificate, presented at the prestigious BNF Annual Day, and a prize to support the...

Good fats and bad fats explained

What is fat? Fat is a rich source of energy; 1 gram provides 37 kJ (9 kcal). Fat is made up of building blocks called fatty...

Tip of the day

  • Selenium is an important component of the body's antioxidant system. It is also needed for thyroid hormone production and the production of sperm. You can get selenium from Brazil nuts, bread, fish, meat and eggs.

Of the following, what do you think is the most important barrier to eating healthily?