Health & nutrition

Discover BBC Good Food’s nutritious recipes and expert tips on everything from special diets and sports nutrition, to men’s and women’s health.
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How to get more active

How to get more active

Top tips to help you increase your activity levels and eat to fuel your fitness.
Dry January: What are the benefits and drawbacks?

Dry January: What are the benefits and drawbacks?

Is giving up alcohol for a month good for long-term health? We ask the experts.
Cheap and healthy

Cheap and healthy

Eat well while saving money with our favourite budget-friendly, yet super nutritious, dishes.
Healthy vegan inspiration

Healthy vegan inspiration

Be inspired by our top-rated, plant-based recipes that are packed with goodness.

Healthy lunch ideas

Caesar pitta served on a board Recipe

Caesar pitta


(0 ratings)

Two bowls of pasta e fagioli soup Recipe

Pasta e fagioli


(2 ratings)

Make this vegan soup in the slow cooker for a super-easy, healthy supper...
Healthy wholemeal wraps topped with pea hummus, vegetables and feta Recipe

Wholemeal wraps with minty pea hummus & beetroot


(4 ratings)

This quick lunch option contains 3 of your 5-a-day and makes great fuel for...
Scandi beetroot & salmon pasta served in tupperware Recipe

Scandi beetroot & salmon pasta


(0 ratings)

Eat well at work with this easy-to-prepare Scandinavian-inspired beetroot and...
Two tupperware containers filled with rice salads Guide

Healthy lunch ideas for work

Try our delicious, healthy packed lunch ideas. Choose from pasta or rice salads...

Healthy slow cooker recipes

Two plates of chicken casserole with cutlery & mustard on the side Recipe

Slow cooker chicken casserole


(74 ratings)

Plate of slow cooker vegetable lasagne with cutlery Recipe

Slow cooker vegetable lasagne


(57 ratings)

Make this low-calorie veggie lasagne as a lighter alternative to the...
A plate serving slow cooker shepherd's pie Recipe

Slow cooker shepherd's pie


(20 ratings)

Slow-cook shepherd's pie and you'll be rewarded with succulent mince...
Two plates serving chilli with tacos, avocado and cheese Recipe

Slow cooker chilli


(14 ratings)

Batch-cook this chilli and freeze for healthy dinners when you're pushed...
A bowl of spaghetti topped with slow cooker meatballs and sauce Collection

Healthy slow cooker

Come home to a nourishing, hot supper with our triple-tested healthy slow...
Plant foods do not supply vitamin B12, so vegans are at risk of deficiency unless they include fortified foods or take a supplement. Recommendations for vegans include eating fortified foods such as fortified plant milks, yogurts and spreads as well as fortified breakfast cereals at least two or three times a day to achieve at least 3mcg of vitamin B12 per day.
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