Useful links

This area of the website provides links to other useful websites for futher information.  Please click on the logos to visit each website:

The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) promotes the nutritional wellbeing of society through the impartial interpretation and effective dissemination of scientifically based nutritional knowledge and advice.  The site provides numerous links to a range of related websites.

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is an independent Government department set up by an Act of Parliament in 2000 to protect the public's health and consumer interests in relation to food. The data contained in 'Nutrients' is based on the information provided by the FSA.

Public Health England (PHE) was established in 2013 to bring together public health specialists from more than 70 organisations into a single public health service.  The PHE mission is to protect and improve the nation's health and wellbeing, and reduce health inequalities.  The organisation works closely with public health professionals in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, and internationally.

The mission statement for FoodDrinkEurope is to facilitate the development of an environment in which all European food and drink companies, whatever their size, can meet the needs of consumers and society, while competing effectively for sustainable growth.  The Brussels based permanent secretariat of FoodDrinkEurope maintains close contacts with European and international institutions and is a major partner in consultations on all issues affecting Europe’s food and drink industry.

NHS Choices was launched in 2007 and is the official website of the National Health Service in England.  With over 48 million visitors per month, it has become the UK’s biggest health website accounting for a quarter of health-related web traffic.  It contains detailed information about healthy eating, nutrition and other food related issues.

Jamie Oliver believes that cooking is one of the most important skills a person can ever learn and share.  This website was designed to support BTEC Home Cooking Skills Level 1 and Level 2 qualifications. The resources include photos and videos demonstrating a wide variety of food preparation skills, recipes and fact sheets that would be of value for any food preparation courses. 

The mySupermarket website provides a quick way for students to find food prices.  A shopping list can be entered and the prices at different supermarkets may be compared.  Pack and unit costs simplify the costing of recipes.

The BBC Food website has a wide range of resources ranging from recipes and programme information to videos demonstrating cooking techniques and information about ingredients.  The site is easy to navigate and includes a ‘Quick recipe finder’.