British Nutrition Foundation

Connecting people, food and science, for better nutrition and healthier lives. We work with experts across the nutrition and food community to provide impartial, evidence-based information, education and expertise, motivating people to adopt healthy, sustainable diets – for life.

Welcome

Welcome to the new website of the British Nutrition Foundation. 

We are a public-facing charity which exists to give people, educators and organisations access to reliable information on nutrition. Grounded in science; working with experts; supporting anyone on their journey towards a healthy, sustainable diet.

You can find out more about us here, as well as read our latest Annual review 2020-2021 (Highlights).

A combination of healthy foods, including fruit, vegetables, dairy, grains and a small amount of lean meat

News and Highlights

Blogs

Guest blog - Elsie Widdowson and her blue plaque

To celebrate Elsie Widdowson's life and achievements, including the first foo...

Press Releases

Adherence to government’s Eatwell Guide key to more sustainable diets

The British Nutrition Foundation today published a review paper, titled Healt...

Responses

The British Nutrition Foundation responds to the National Food Strategy

Part 2 of the National Food Survey, led by Henry Dimbleby, has been published...

Press Releases

A healthy immune system for older adults

A new resource, launched by the British Nutrition Foundation, will inform old...

Nutrition information

Training

An introduction to healthy eating and nutrition

Certified by the AfN. This course is for those with an interest in nutrition and would be of part...

  • Cost
    £100
  • When
    Your choice
  • Time
    Your choice
  • Where
    Online

Exploring nutrition and health

Certified by the AfN. This course is for those who already have a basic knowledge of nutrition an...

  • Cost
    £150
  • When
    Your choice
  • Time
    Your choice
  • Where
    Online

Keeping well at home

This course is about eating well and keeping healthy if you’re staying at home more since the cor...

  • Cost
    FREE
  • When
    Your choice
  • Time
    Your choice
  • Where
    Online

Sport and exercise nutrition

This course will provide you with some information about sport and exercise nutrition – no previo...

  • Cost
    £65
  • When
    Your choice
  • Time
    Your choice
  • Where
    Online

Have your say - take our poll

We love to hear your opinions on our regular polls. This helps to inform the work we do and provides valuable insights into what our visitors think about important nutrition topics.

Are your eating habits influenced by sustainability concerns?

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