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 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.

Discover our education programme Food - a fact of life

A healthy, balanced diet

News and Highlights

The latest news from the British Nutrition Foundation.

Press Releases

Over half would make changes to their diet based on information from social media

New survey from the British Nutrition Foundation

Press Releases

Breakfast skipping means children may not be getting all the nutrients they need, warns new report.

A new scientific review published today by the British Nutrition Foundation,...

Press Releases

New British Nutrition Foundation survey reveals HALF of Britons unaware of the UK Government’s guidelines for vitamin D supplements

50% respondents said they weren’t aware of this recommendation and change in...

Press Releases

British Nutrition Foundation to coordinate innovation partnerships to tackle the key research questions for global health

The Diet and Health Open Innovation Research Club (OIRC), coordinated by the...

FREE WEBINAR: Challenges to achieving nutritional adequacy through a healthy, sustainable diet

Join us for a FREE lunchtime webinar exploring potential challenges in meeting nutrient requirements, especially in vulnerable groups, in the shift towards a plant-forward diet that is healthier for humans and the planet. Register today to join the webinar live on 28th March 2024 or to watch it at a later date.

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Watch our webinar recordings

Click here to watch more of our past webinars.

Pulse Power – ingredients for a healthier and sustainable future

January 2023

Nutrition and oral health – it’s for lifelong health not just a nice smile

November 2022

Reformulating for healthy sustainable diets - how could fibre and alternative proteins help?

April 2022

Hungry or Full? Responsive feeding in young children

December 2021

Latest activities and resources

Recordings from Annual Day 2022 - Balancing the Scales on Diet Inequality

Watch the recordings from the morning conference and Annual Lecture that took place at our Annual Day on Tuesday 15 November.

Session 1: Understanding the Issue & Challenges

Social inequalities and impact on health and the impact of poverty on dietary inequalities.

Session 2: Voices from Lived Experiences

Including perspectives of adolescents living with obesity & children and food in low-income families

Session 3: Tackling the Crisis Together & Panel Discussion

Learn about a number of case studies in the community and watch the Panel Discussion with speakers.

Tackling Inequalities in Diet: a 20-year perspective

2022 - Dr Alison Tedstone, President of the Association for Nutrition, formerly DHSC/PHE

Nutrition information

Training

Early years nutrition matters

This course will provide you with the basic nutrition knowledge and practical tools needed to sup...

  • Cost
    £30
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    Your choice
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Keeping well at work

This course will provide you with the basic knowledge to help you adopt a healthier and more sust...

  • Cost
    £25
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    Your choice
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    Online

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
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    Your choice
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Exploring nutrition and health

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

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

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