NHS Eight Tips for Healthy EatingRead more
what is a batch code?
This is the two lines of letters/numbers printed with the best before date. Please note that your pack format may vary. Examples below.
Reference intakes for a healthy balanced dietRead more
Useful guidelines based on the approximate amount of nutrients and energy needed for a healthy balanced diet each day
British Nutrition Foundation - thoughts on important nutrition researchRead more
Scientific Advisory Committee's report on NutritionRead more
Scientific Advisory Committee
Report on Nutrition (SACN) on Carbohydrate and Health
They emphasise the need to include a starchy food, such as potatoes, rice, pasta or bread, with each meal and encourage a diet that is based on high fibre foods such as whole grain foods, pulses (such as kidney beans, lentils, haricot beans), potatoes with skins, vegetables and fruits, with limited amounts of foods containing free sugars such as jams, confectionery, biscuits, buns, cakes, sugar-containing soft drinks and fruit juices (especially sweetened juices).
Get a free midlife MOTRead more
Get a free midlife MOT
If you’re aged 40-74 without a pre-existing medical condition you should receive a letter from your GP. This check will give you information and advice to ensure you’re enjoying the best quality of life.
How much physical activity do adults need to stay healthy?Read more