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.
The health benefits of broccoli

The health benefits of broccoli

Full of fibre, vitamins and minerals, discover what makes broccoli so good for you.
Is dark chocolate good for you?

Is dark chocolate good for you?

A nutritionist explains the benefits of dark chocolate and what a healthy portion looks like.
Spotlight on... high-fibre diets

Spotlight on... high-fibre diets

Discover why fibre is important for health, and the best recipes to boost your daily intake.
What to eat for a workout

What to eat for a workout

We explain exactly how to fuel your fitness routine, no matter what type of exercise you enjoy.
What is the Sirtfood diet?

What is the Sirtfood diet?

Does this popular diet actually work, and is it safe? We asked a dietitian for her view.

Healthy porridge ideas

A healthy porridge bowl serving Recipe

Healthy porridge bowl


(1 rating)

Baked banana porridge served in a baking dish Recipe

Baked banana porridge


(19 ratings)

Start the day right with this healthy baked banana porridge containing walnuts...
A bowl of oat and chia porridge Recipe

Oat & chia porridge


(3 ratings)

Make this vegan breakfast packed with healthy ingredients including flaxseeds...
Banana & tahini porridge served in a bowl Recipe

Banana & tahini porridge


(7 ratings)

Pep up your porridge with a tahini drizzle and toasted sesame seeds. Oats and...
Two bowls of clementine and vanilla porridge with fresh fruit Recipe

Clementine & vanilla porridge with citrus salsa


(5 ratings)

Brighten up your morning with these healthy oat bowls, topped with fresh citrus...

Healthy chilli recipes

Vegan chilli served in bowls with white rice Recipe

Vegan chilli


(90 ratings)

Chunky chilli Recipe

Chunky chilli


(39 ratings)

Use chunks of stewing beef in your chilli con carne for a robust and filling...
Turkey chilli jacket potatoes Recipe

Turkey chilli jacket potatoes


(11 ratings)

Turkey mince is cheap and lean - flavour Mexican-style with cumin and paprika...
Quinoa chilli with avocado & coriander served in a bowl Recipe

Quinoa chilli with avocado & coriander


(9 ratings)

Pack in the nutrients with this meat-free chilli. It delivers five of your 5-a-...
Double bean & roasted pepper chilli Recipe

Double bean & roasted pepper chilli


(103 ratings)

This warming vegetarian chilli is a low-fat, healthy option that packs in the...
According to the NHS, it’s a myth that frozen fruit isn’t as healthy as fresh. Certainly food frozen at source doesn’t perish during travel and it’s argued by some that the process actually locks in nutrients and accentuates flavour. We’re huge fans of frozen berries, which can be made into smoothies, compotes or instant frozen yogurt.
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