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Please note: any course purchases made must be completed by 15 April 2016. After this date, courses will not be available to access through this system.

Courses

The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) online training comprises modular courses which are based around food, health, nutrition and active lifestyles. These courses provide an engaging way to learn more about food and nutrition.

About BNF

The British Nutrition Foundation is a registered charity. We provide impartial, evidence-based information on food and nutrition. Our core purpose is to make nutrition science accessible to all. ( Find out more here. ) We do not lobby, endorse any...

Who we are

The British Nutrition Foundation is a registered charity. We provide impartial, evidence-based information on food and nutrition. Our core purpose is to make nutrition science accessible to all. ( Find out more here. ) We do not lobby, endorse any...

What we do

Our core purpose is to make nutrition science accessible to all. Often in collaboration with others, we do this through the interpretation, translation and communication of often complex scientific information, making it relevant to the needs of diverse...

Support what we do

You can help us - by making a donation to the charitable work of the British Nutrition Foundation. We are proud of the work we do, explaining nutrition science to people in order that they can make their own informed health and lifestyle choices. If you...

Supporters

The British Nutrition Foundation's scientific integrity, objectivity and impartiality ensure that it is held in high esteem within the nutrition and education communities, and it protects this standing through its strong governance structure and working...

Case studies

Case studies of the work we undertake.

Publications

Check out BNF’s publications.

BNF Newsletters

BNF News is the Foundation's newsletter - intended to update all interested parties about our broad ranges of activities. It is published twice a year.

Nutrition Bulletin

Nutrition Bulletin provides a unique blend of scientific reviews on aspects of nutrition and news of important or emerging issues in the field of human nutrition. Published quarterly, the Bulletin presents original and comprehensive review articles on...

Briefing Papers

Past Briefing Papers can be accessed on the Wiley Blackwell website via the link below: http://goo.gl/dPr2K4

New BNF Task Force Report

Each chapter includes a summary of the key points, as well as important recommendations to help identify long-term strategies for early life nutrition.

BNF events

Review BNF’s forthcoming events along with details of how to register.

Current events

For telephone bookings, please call 020 7557 7930.

Nutrition in the news

Read BNF’s thought on important nutrition research, and relevant policy and legislation.

Media service

In the Nutrition in the news section you can find out about some of the hot topics and key reports in nutrition that often appear in the news. Read about our media service for journalists and news researchers below.

Facts behind the headlines

In this section we provide comments on some of the latest nutrition issues in the headlines. Your views are important to us and we welcome any feedback on our website you would like to send. You will find a comments form at the bottom of each article on...

BNF Consultation responses

The Foundation responds to consultations of major public health importance on a range of food- and nutrition-related topics, as diverse as proposed changes in the school curriculum and new food policy initiatives. Our principle focus is the underlying...

New reports

BNF respond to the new report by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition and the full report for public consultation was published.

Diet, nutrition and schoolchildren: An update

Healthy eating and being physically active are particularly important for children and adolescents. This is because their nutrition and lifestyle influence their wellbeing, growth and development.

Wartime food heroes

Nutrition knowledge today owes much to the work done during the war. From food survey to food rationing we learnt valuable lessons regarding nutritional requirements.

Food in schools

Learn about the details of current curriculum requirements, and regulations for food provided, in schools throughout the UK.

BNF Education Programme

What we do and how we do it.

Curriculum

The national curriculum for England is taught in all local authority-maintained schools. The curriculum support Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3.

Teacher Centre

All the information on our previous site is available from the links below. Want to develop your knowledge about nutrition with BNF? See our online training courses

Food provision

In order to provide consistent messages for children to make healthier choices, it is important that school food providers work together and the whole school community are involved.

Food competences

This is all the info on competences.....

Nutrition science

Discover the science of nutrition and find out why nutrition and physical activity are so important for health.

eSeminars

BNF runs a number of live, online presentations, called eSeminars, with expert presenters speaking on a wide variety of topics. The key element of the eSeminar is the ability of attendees to interact with the speaker through asking questions online....

Nutrients, Food and Ingredients

This section is for people who want to find out about the science of nutrients and what they do in the body. It will be helpful for those studying or working in the field of nutrition and health and also those who would like more detail on nutrition...

Obesity and Weight Management

This section is for people who want to find out about the science of energy and energy balance. It will be helpful for those studying or working in the field of nutrition and health and also those who would like more detail on nutrition science. Your...

Nutrition through life

This section is for people who want to find out about the science of nutrition through life and how this affects health. It will be helpful for those studying or working in the field of nutrition and health and also those who would like more detail on...

Health Conditions

This section is for people who want to find out about the science behind nutrition and risk of disease. It will be helpful for those studying or working in the field of nutrition and health and also those who would like more detail on nutrition science....

Food and labelling facts

This section is for people who want to find out food labeling and how this is regulated. It will be helpful for those studying or working in the field of nutrition and health and also those who would like more detail on nutrition science. Your views are...

Food allergy and intolerance

This section is for people who want to find out about the science behind food allergy and intolerance. It will be helpful for those studying or working in the field of nutrition and health and also those who would like more detail on nutrition science....

Research Spotlight

Research Spotlight focuses each month on a recently published paper of nutrition science interest. This section is for people who want to find out about the science of nutrients and what they do in the body. It will be helpful for those studying or...

Healthy, sustainable diets

This section is for people who want to find out about healthy, sustainable diets. It will be helpful for those studying or working in the field of nutrition and health and also those who would like more detail on the science in this area. How can we...

Careers

Nutrition is a science based discipline and the profession expects degree level training. Undergraduate training is at least three years. There are also some Masters level courses for those who already have a science or medical degree. The Association...

Healthy living

Find advice and tips on how to put healthy eating and an active lifestyle into practice, for life.

Healthy eating

This section is designed for people who want to find out more about healthy eating. With so much conflicting information out there, it is easy to become confused about healthy eating. In this section we will take a look at what a healthy diet is and...

Basics of nutrition

This section is designed for consumers who want to find out more about the basics of nutrition. Want to develop your knowledge about nutrition with BNF? See our online training courses Your views are important to us and we welcome any feedback you would...

Healthy hydration

This section is designed for consumers who want to find out more about healthy hydration. Your views are important to us and we welcome any feedback you would like to send. You will find a comments form at the bottom of each article on the site where...

An active lifestyle

This section is designed for consumers who want to find out more about active lifestyles. Your views are important to us and we welcome any feedback you would like to send. You will find a comments form at the bottom of each article on the site where...

Feed yourself fuller

This section provides information for consumers about how foods can help to keep you feeling fuller, which may also help with weight control. Your views are important to us and we welcome any feedback you would like to send. You will find a comments...

Healthy ageing

This section is designed for consumers who want to find out more about healthy ageing. Your views are important to us and we welcome any feedback you would like to send. You will find a comments form at the bottom of each article on the site where you...

Life stages

This section is designed for consumers who want to find out more about nutrition at different life stages. Your views are important to us and we welcome any feedback you would like to send. You will find a comments form at the bottom of each article on...

Health issues

This section is designed for consumers who want to find out more about diet and health issues. Your views are important to us and we welcome any feedback you would like to send. You will find a comments form at the bottom of each article on the site...

Nutrition for Baby

This section of our website is for consumers who want to know all about feeding your newborn baby as well as introducing your baby to solid food. Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook Your views are important to us and we welcome any feedback you...

Nutrition for Pregnancy

This new section covers the nutrition journey all the way from trying for a baby to preparing for the birth and includes nutrients of importance, common concerns such as nausea and heartburn, nutrition for special groups like teenagers and vegetarians...

Seasons and celebrations

This section is designed for consumers who want to find out more about healthy eating on special occasions. What we eat and drink can change throughout the year and for events and special occasions. This section provides information on enjoying your...

Healthy Life Planner for Women

This section is designed for consumers who want to find out more about healthy eating for women. A lot of the advice in this section is about healthy diets before, during and after pregnancy but, because about half of pregnancies are unplanned, we've...

Changing behaviour

This section is designed for consumers who want to find out more about making changes to their behaviour to have a healthier lifestyle. When it comes to nutrition and health, most of us have a good idea of what we should be doing - the challenge is...

Resources

BNF has produced a range of resources available to download and print for free

Eatwell Guide

Eating a healthy, balanced diet, alongside other lifestyle factors like being active and not smoking, is important for maintaining good health. This means eating a wide variety of foods in the right proportions, and the right amount of foods and drinks...

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