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Folate

Folate is a vitamin that our bodies need to grow and develop. It’s especially important in pregnant women because a lack of folate can lead to birth defects.

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How to read food labels

Food labels contain detailed information about the contents of food we buy and can help us make informed decisions about our diet and healthy eating choices.

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Healthy nutrition and dementia

Trusted information on caring for someone with dementia, including tips related to health and nutrition and where to get help and support

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Healthy food swaps

Trusted information on healthy food swaps for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and drinks, and where to find more information.

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A balanced diet

Trusted information on eating a balanced diet including what it is, the five food groups, and where to find more information.

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Vegetarian and vegan diets

Vegetarian diets can help reduce your risk of disease, benefit the planet and provide you with all the protein, minerals and vitamins your body needs. Vegan diets, however, require extra care.

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Baby feeding

Links to trusted information about baby feeding.

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How your baby gains weight

All babies will gain weight differently, but there are some guidelines for healthy weight gain. Find out what to expect and how to deal with sudden weight changes.

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Vitamins and minerals

Vitamins and minerals are necessary for the healthy functioning of our bodies but if you have a balanced diet, most can be found in the foods we eat.

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Soldier on with good nutrition

This Veterans' Health Week 2018 (Sep 22-30), discover why eating well is vital for ex-servicemen and women, and how to find new resources and events.

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GORD and diet

Diet and nutrition play an important part in the management of GORD. Find out more from the information on this page.

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