Join the club for FREE to access the whole archive and other member benefits.

The British Dietetic Association

The professional association & trade union for UK dietitians

 The nation's largest organisation of food & nutrition professionals. The British Dietetic Association (BDA) is the only body in the UK representing the whole of the dietetic workforce. We are a trade union and professional body representing the professional, educational, public and workplace interests of our members. Founded in 1936, we are one of the oldest and most experienced dietetic organisations in the world. This website provides a large amount of information for anyone interested in food and nutrition as well as dietetics as a career. If you are a BDA member, you will also have access to a wide variety of resources and support in your work or practice.

Visit website:




People at The British Dietetic Association

Bahee Van de Bor

Specialist paediatric dietitian and BDA spokesperson

Azmina Govindji

Dietician and British Dietetic Association (BDA) spokesperson

The British Dietetic Association News

Experts reveal — Is there really a better, healthier salt?

Huffington Post - 09-Mar-2020

The amount we consume is more important than the amount we spend on what we thought is better


NHS warns the public of celebrity endorsed bogus diets

Guardian - 31-Dec-2019

There are no such things as 'quick fix' diets - don't get fooled by their looks