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Useful Web Links

For further information and resources please see the links below:


Blood Pressure Association


The Blood Pressure Association is a registered charity that raises awareness of high blood pressure and provides a range of publications such as leaflets and factsheets that can be downloaded from the website.

60 Cranmer Terrace 
SW17 0QS 

Telephone: 020 8772 4990 
Fax: 020 8772 4999

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British Dietetic Association


Food Facts can be downloaded for free and are written by State Registered Dietitians. Resources are available from campaigns: Eat 2b fit, Give me 5, Size Matters and Weight Wise publications.

British Dietetic Association 
5th Floor, Charles House 
148/9 Great Charles Street Queensway 
B3 3HT 

Telephone: 0121 200 8080 
Fax: 0121 200 8081 
General Email: info@bda.uk.com

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British Heart Foundation


The aim of the British Heart Foundation is to play a leading role in the fight against heart disease, by investing in research, supporting and caring for patients and the provision of information. Leaflets can be ordered or downloaded from the website.

British Heart Foundation orderline: 0870 600 6566 

Head Office 
British Heart Foundation 
14 Fitzhardinge Street 
W1H 6DH 

Telephone: 020 7935 0185 
Fax: 020 7486 5820

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British Nutrition Foundation


British Nutrition Foundation is a registered charity promoting the wellbeing of society through the dissemination of knowledge and advice on diet and health. A variety of healthy eating and educational resources, including posters, CD Roms (teaching resources on food life skills), briefing papers and task force reports on food and nutrition are available. All publications have a cost. Download an order form from the website.

British Nutrition Foundation 
High Holborn House 
52-54 High Holborn 

Telephone: 020 7404 6504 
Fax: 020 7404 6747 

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Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH)


A group of specialists concerned with salt and its effect on health. CASH works with the food industry and the Government on the harmful effects of a high salt diet and to reduce the use of salt in the food industry. Leaflets can be ordered for a small cost from:

CASH, Blood Pressure Unit 
St Georges Hospital 
Medical School 
Cranmer Terrace 

Telephone: 020 8725 2409 

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Department of Health


Providing health and social care policies and guidance, publications, including surveys, legislation, press releases, statistics and research to improve the health and wellbeing of people in England. 

The Department of Health 
Richmond House 
79 Whitehall 

Telephone: 020 7210 4850

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Diabetes UK


Diabetes UK is a charity working for people with diabetes. Information on recipes, teaching aids and leaflets to order are available. Leaflets can be downloaded and are available in English and other languages. 

Central Office 
10 Parkway 
Macleod House, 
NW1 7AA 

Telephone: 020 7424 1000 
Fax: 020 7424 1001 

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Eating Disorders Association


beat is the leading UK charity for people with eating disorders and their families. beat is the working name of the Eating Disorders Association

103 Prince of Wales Road 

Telephone: 01603 619090 
Fax: 01603 664915

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Food Standards Agency


The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is an independent government department set up to protect the public’s health and consumer interests in relation to food. The FSA provides advice and information to the public and Government on food safety from farm to fork, nutrition and diet. The FSA produces a wide range of publications around food issues, many of which are free of charge. 

To order for publications: 

Telephone: 0845 606 0667 

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National Heart Forum


The National Heart Forum is an alliance of over 50 national organisations working to reduce the risk of Coronary Heart Disease and related conditions by developing evidence based policies and providing an exchange of information. 

Publications such as reports and a quarterly newsletter "Heart to Heart" are available to order from the website. 

National Heart Forum 
Entrance D 
Tavistock House South 
Tavistock Square 

Telephone: 020 7838 7638 
Fax: 020 7387 2799 

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National Obesity Forum


An independent charity, working to improve the prevention and management of obesity.  The section for the General Public has some useful information and advice on a healthy approach to weight loss.

First Floor 
6a Gordon Road 

Telephone: 0115 846 2109 
Fax: 0115 846 2329

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NHS Direct


For health advice and information – NHS Direct is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year both online and by telephone.

Chief Executive 
NHS Direct 
Riverside House 
2a Southwark Bridge Road 
London SE1 9HA

Telephone:  0845 4647

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Stroke Association


The Stroke Association is a national charity solely concerned with combating stroke in people of all ages. A wide range of information including leaflets, posters and factsheets to inform on stroke, to assist in the recovery from stroke or help to prevent it are available. 

An order form can be downloaded from the website. All publications are free of charge unless indicated. Some leaflets are available in different languages. There is a charge for postage and packaging. 

Publications Distribution 
The Stroke Association 
Northampton Resource Centre 
61-69 Derngate 
NN1 1HD 

Telephone: 01604 623938 
Fax: 01604 639167

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Walking your way to health


WfH (previously known as WHI) aims to encourage people, particularly those who take little exercise, to do regular short walks in their communities. We support over 590 local health walk schemes.

The WfH Team 
Natural England 
John Dower House 
Crescent Place 
GL50 3RA

Telephone: 0300 060 2287 

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Weight Loss Resources


Weight Loss Resources provides real calorie and nutritional information. Gives you the facts about what your body actually needs. And puts the tools you need to take control, lose weight and learn how to eat well for life, at your finger tips.

Weight Loss Resources Ltd 
29 Metro Centre 

Telephone:  01733 345592

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Weight Wise


This site has been developed by the British Dietetic Association to help support overweight individuals to lose weight.  The information provided is practical and supportive and includes advice on diet, physical activity and motivation levels.

You can contact them by email: info@bda.uk.com

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