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.

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

If you are looking for something which might be on our old website, the site has been archived for six months - click here.

A healthy, balanced diet

News and Highlights

Headlines

British Nutrition Foundation responds to headlines about ultra-processed foods in school food and packed lunches

There have been several news articles today (20 July 2022) on the ‘ultra-proc...

Headlines

British Nutrition Foundation responds to headlines about the number of children trying to lose weight

Several news articles have been published today (19 July 2022) raising concer...

Blogs

Genome editing: the future for our food?

What is genome editing and how might this technology lead to potential nutrit...

Responses

The British Nutrition Foundation responds to the Government’s White Paper on the Food Strategy for England

The Government's White Paper outlining the Food Strategy for England has been...

Latest activities and resources

Trustee at British Nutrition Foundation

We’re looking for two new Trustees to further the objectives of the British Nutrition Foundation.

Find out more and apply

Nutrition information

Watch our webinar recordings

Click here to watch more of our past webinars.

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

April 2022

Hungry or Full? Responsive feeding in young children

December 2021

EU health claims - putting it into words

December 2020

Learning to love veg - practical ways to help preschoolers eat more vegetables

November 2020

Training

Keeping well at work

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

  • Cost
    £25
  • When
    Your choice
  • Time
    Your choice
  • Where
    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
  • 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

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

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