Your guide to on-line diet and nutrition information – from science-based
background to practical advice
American Society for Clinical Nutrition
American Society for Nutritional Sciences
Both of the above are more academic sites, but worth a look for background,
research articles and papers.
British Diatetic Association
Includes details of training and education and news relating to diatetics in
the UK. Also has a comprehensive section of links to relevant sites which is
well worth investigating.
The British Nutritional Foundation
High Holborn House
52-54 High Holborn
Tel: 020-7404 6504
Fax: 020-7404 6747
Extremely detailed and accessible website giving up-to-date information on all
aspects of nutrition, from eating disorders to sports nutrition. A good place
to start for background information on any aspect of nutrition.
Canned Food Information Bureau
Information on canned food. Site includes recipes, healthy eating and plenty
of nutritional information. It also has a media centre which keeps abreast of
all the latest news.
European Food Information Centre
Provides science-based information on food, nutrition, food safety and
quality. A lively site, addressing many current issues with regard to nutrition
Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Information Bureau
Up-to-the-minute news on fresh fruit and vegetables.
Institute of Food Science and Technology
Thorough site covering all aspects of nutritional health. User-friendly
pages including FAQs about food safety, recent statements on nutritional
Macrobiotic Society of Great Britain
Web site of the Macrobiotic Society of Great Britain, provides information
about macrobiotic diet. An interesting site for anyone wanting to find out more
about the subject, includes details of diet, as well as book information,
latest news and a history of macrobiotics.
The Nutrition Society
10 Cambridge Court
210 Shepherds Bush Road
London W6 7NJ
The society promotes the science of nutrition and its applications. Its site
gives information on all aspects of nutritional health, and includes news,
details of publications and research plus detailed links to other relevant
The Vegan Society
Web site offering a variety of information on the vegan diet and philosophy,
as well as details of nutrition and health for those thinking of adopting the
diet. Very comprehensive and well-put-together site.
Vegetarian Society of the United Kingdom
Resource for vegetarians providing articles on health and nutrition, a
reading list and guide for newcomers to vegetarianism – plus other useful
A useful site to recommend to clients interested in finding out more about
healthy eating. Information on how to look and feel better, and tips on
improving nutritional health.
Colourful and accessible site offering information on healthy eating and
nutrition for the non-professional. Contains information about fat, sugar, salt
and fibre, weight loss, nutritional facts and features on food labelling,
additives, and allergies. Another good site for OHAs to recommend to anyone
wanting to know more about diet and healthy eating.
Compiled by Kate Rouy
This listing is not exhaustive and the journal welcomes further additions
from readers as well as suggestions for further topics of interest to include
in this series