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Study finds gluten-free mixes superior to plain gluten-free flour

A study from Brunel University, comparing gluten-free multi-purpose mixes to plain gluten-free flour, found the…

NEW BSNA Infographic on Baby Foods

BSNA members are committed to supporting parents and care-givers in the feeding of infants in…

No detectable pesticide residues found in baby foods in the UK: FSA monitoring programme highlights approaches to food safety that have been made by baby food manufacturers

All EU countries have a national monitoring programme and all major components of national diet…

Industry commitment to providing high quality, safe and age appropriate nutrition for infants and young children

The infant nutrition industry is committed to acting in a responsible, ethical, and professional manner…

RCSLT and BDA formally adopt IDDSI

The Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists (RCSLT) and The British Dietetic Association (BDA)…

The Value of Nutrition on Prescription

Nutrition is imperative to our existence and over the years the awareness of the importance…

An Update on Specialist Nutrition

​An update on specialist nutrition, produced by BSNA, is now available in the October edition…

How can food and drink manufacturers tackle public health issues?

Tackling the Health Challenge – 2nd November 2017, FDF, London…

Making a Meal of it

Breastmilk is unequivocally the best source of nutrients for a healthy infant, however in order…

The Importance of Appropriately Managing Malnutrition

Malnutrition is a serious problem, with more than three million people in the UK either…

Latest Blog

ESPEN Congress

The 39th European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) congress took place from the…

Managing tube feeding on holiday

Most of us look forward to going on holiday or travelling to another country at…

30 Years of PINNT!

It is so easy to take the simple notion of eating for granted and the…

Home Artificial Nutrition Awareness Week 2017

​BSNA is pleased to support PINNT (Patients on Intravenous and Naso-gastric Nutrition Therapy) Home Artificial…

World Breastfeeding Week 2017

This week we salute World Breastfeeding Week. Breastfeeding is the best way to feed an…

The Role of Specialist Formula Milks

Breastfeeding is the best way to feed a baby and is important for both mum…

New report on maternal obesity from APPG Fit and Healthy Childhood

Prospective and new parents must be provided with more information on infant nutrition. The APPG…

Survey highlights the importance of gluten-free prescriptions in supporting patients with coeliac disease

A recent Department of Health consultation on the availability of gluten-free foods on prescription for…

The Role of Foods for Special Medical Purposes: An infant perspective

At any age, for a variety of reasons, an individual can experience periods when food…

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The expenditure of disease-related malnutrition is estimated at £19.6bn/yr in England

29.3% of infants born in England are exclusively breastfed at 6-8 weeks

Coeliac disease affects 1 in 100 people

Parenteral nutrition is used by patients for a total of 1.2mn days/yr