Recent government initiative to promote nationwide lifestyle changes for families with children by encouraging increased levels of activity and improved diets; reducing the threat to their future health and happiness. The goal is to help every family in England eat well, move more and live longer.
British Nutrition Foundation
As a registered charity, the BNF promotes the wellbeing of society through the impartial interpretation and effective dissemination of scientifically based knowledge and advice on the relationship between diet, physical activity and health.
Food Standards Agency
Government site dealing with food regulation, labelling, safety and hygiene. Links to Government supported Eat Well site with tips and suggestions for a healthy diet.
Weight Loss Resources
Online Calorie counter and Nutritional Database. Free trial membership including forum and BMI calculator. Highlights the lack of evidence available to support the effectiveness of herbal medications and how some actually carry risks. The danger of buying online is also highlighted.
British Heart Foundation
Registered charity with advice about living with heart disease and how improvements to diet and fitness might reduce the risks in later life.
Registered charity with advice and support for those living with diabetes. Site includes hundreds of recipes and 'Explaining Diabetes' animation.