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Guest blog - Another step for mankind? 3D food printers: Do they have an application for space travel?

The 20th of July 2019 is the 50th anniversary of the first landing on the Moon. To mark this historic occasion and look at what may be the next maj...

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BNF relaunches 5532 - the portion size guide for pre-schoolers

The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) has published its updated 5532 guide, a resource about portion size and healthy eating focussed on toddlers,...

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Government Announcement on National Food Strategy

Today, the terms of reference for a timely independent review of the UK’s food system has been announced by the government.

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Public consultation on proposed mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid

Today the Department of Health and Social Care, the Welsh Government, the Scottish Government, and the Department of Health (Northern Ireland) have...

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Adults and children not getting enough sleep, risking poor diets and obesity, BNF survey finds

New research from the British Nutrition Foundation reveals that 43 percent of adults reported sleeping less than the recommended minimum of 7 hours...

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BNF announces 2019 Pump Priming Awards winners

The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) has announced the winners of its 2019 Drummond Pump Priming Awards. Dr David Clayton, Lecturer in Nutrition...

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BNF recognises early career scientists making waves in nutrition science

The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) has announced the recipients of the 2019 BNF Drummond Early Career Scientist Award – recognising early caree...

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Can a healthier diet improve depression?

Poor mental health is a worldwide problem, which has a significant impact on people’s quality of life. Mental health conditions affect around 1 in...

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Be salt aware: it’s still an important issue!

The ancient practice of adding salt to food was primarily done for preservation and safety purposes in times when access to good quality fresh prod...

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A healthy gut microbiome, watching your waist size and getting enough sleep – just a few of the factors that could help you stave off heart disease, says BNF

Eating a diet that encourages a healthy gut microbiome, avoiding central obesity and getting enough sleep are among the many dietary and lifestyle...

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Diet and CVD – it’s not all about cholesterol!

Despite the massive improvements we’ve seen in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in recent decades, it remains the leadi...

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NDNS: time trend and income analyses for Years 1 to 9

The National Diet and Nutrition Survey – Years 1-9 of the rolling programme (2008/9 – 2016-17)

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