Healthy eating

NHS weight loss plan

Develop healthier eating habits and get more active with our 12-week diet and exercise plan.

Food and diet

A healthy, nutritious diet can help you look and feel your best, and is easier than you might think.

Lose weight

Weight loss resources to help you lose weight healthily, including the NHS 12-week diet and exercise plan.


We examine the evidence behind the health claims of the most popular so-called superfoods.

Healthy recipes

Healthy recipe ideas for meals low in fat, saturated fat, sugar and salt but high in taste.


Whether you're cooking for a family or eating on the run, our tips and recipes can help you get your 5 A DAY.

Food safety

How to prepare and cook food at home correctly to reduce the risk of food poisoning.

Vegetarian and vegan diets

Advice on healthy vegetarian and vegan diets to ensure you have a balanced and varied diet, including essential nutrients.

Digestive health

Find out how to beat common digestive problems like bloating and indigestion with lifestyle changes.

Eating disorders

Find out about eating disorders and the support available for people who have problems with food.


The eatwell plate

Use the eatwell plate to get the balance of your diet right. It shows you how much to eat from each food group

10 surprising 100-calorie snacks

Keep hunger at bay with these low-calorie twists on some of the nation's favourite snacks

Five healthy breakfasts

Get into the habit of eating breakfast with these delicious calorie-counted breakfasts

Food allergy

Common foods that can cause a reaction, warning signs, and what to do if you're allergic

Health and fitness

Boost your health and fitness with fun and practical ideas to get active and improve your general health

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Eat well in pregnancy

Find out how to follow a diet that's healthy for you and your baby, and which foods to avoid