Nutrition in the news

Read BNF’s thought on important nutrition research, and relevant policy and legislation.

Facts behind the headlines

In this section we provide comments on some of the latest nutrition issues in the headlines. Your views are important to us and we welcome any feedback on our website you would like to send. You will find a comments form at the bottom of each article on...

Previous Facts Behind the Headlines

In this section you can find our previous comments on past nutrition issues that appeared in the headlines. Please note that as some of these articles are a number of years old, some of the information may now be out of date.

BNF Consultation responses

The Foundation responds to consultations of major public health importance on a range of food- and nutrition-related topics, as diverse as proposed changes in the school curriculum and new food policy initiatives. Our principle focus is the underlying...

New reports

BNF respond to the new report by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition and the full report for public consultation was published.

Diet, nutrition and schoolchildren: An update

Healthy eating and being physically active are particularly important for children and adolescents. This is because their nutrition and lifestyle influence their wellbeing, growth and development.

Wartime food heroes

Nutrition knowledge today owes much to the work done during the war. From food survey to food rationing we learnt valuable lessons regarding nutritional requirements.

New events and courses

BNF regularly launches new events and online training courses. This section provides more information about these.

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