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Folate

Folate is a B-group vitamin that our bodies need to grow and develop. Find out more, including why folate is especially important for pregnant women.

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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

Eating fewer foods that are high in calories, fat, salt and sugars, and swapping them for something healthier is a great way to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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Healthy eating for children

Encourage healthy eating habits in children by planning meals and shopping for healthy food. Being at a healthy weight helps children enjoy life more.

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Vegetarian and vegan diets

It's easy to be healthy on a vegetarian diet if you include plan-based foods from the 5 food groups. But a vegan diet requires extra care.

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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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How your baby gains weight

All babies will gain weight differently, but there are some guidelines for healthy weight gain.

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Baby feeding

Links to trusted information about baby feeding.

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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

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is a common digestive problem, and diet and nutrition play an important part in its management.

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