Diet and nutrition

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information on diet and nutrition

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Salt awareness in the spotlight

Switch the salt

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Find out more about salt and how to eat less with our salt savers.

Top tips to eat less salt

High blood pressure

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A diet high in salt can contribute to causing high blood pressure.

High blood pressure
Time to shake the salt habit

Check the label

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Knowing what's in your food can help you make healthier choices.

Food labelling
Keep an eye on portion size

Our food features

Breakfast inspiration

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A healthy breakfast is essential for kick-starting your energy levels.

Start your day the right way

Eating well on a budget

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Healthy food needn't be expensive. Here's how to shop smart with our top tips.

Healthy eating on a budget

Healthy kids

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Obesity in children is on the rise. Here are 10 tips to help your kids eat healthily.

Healthy eating for kids

Tools and calculators

Do you know your nutrition IQ?

A calculator to work out if you are a healthy weight for your height.


Calculate how many calories you burn while exercising.

Try our diet assessment to find out how healthy your diet is.

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How can we help you?

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Why not take a few minutes to complete our healthy diet assessment? 

Nutrition and dietetics
Bupa's private Cromwell Hospital has a team of registered dieticians that can offer tailored dietary advice based on specific medical conditions. For more info call the Nutrition and Dietetics Department on 020 7460 5566.


Worried about the effects of an unhealthy lifestyle?
Get checked out with a Bupa health assessment. Our assessments are designed to help you understand and manage your health. Call 0845 600 3458 quoting ref. HFS100 to book an appointment today.

Bupa Cromwell Weight Management Centre

Complete approach to managing obesity that looks at individual nutritional requirements, health risks and psychological wellbeing. Call 0800 169 1055

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