Myth Busting Resources

All of the links below are to evidence-based nutrition resources to help navigate away from misinformation, which have been developed by, or in collaboration with, UKVRN Registered Nutritionists (RNutrs) or Registered Associate Nutritionists (ANutrs).

We will be continually adding resources to this over time, so please do check back in and share these resources and this page/resource hub #AfNNutritionHub

Please note – These resources are produced independently by Registrants & are not owned by the AfN.


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5 Tips for Avoiding Nutrition Misinformation

Helpful information on how to avoid being caught in the spread of nutrition misinformation

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Food, immunity and health: What you need to know

A helpful overview of the facts and tips to guide you through lockdown by Jenny Rosborough RNutr, Head of Nutrition at Jamie Oliver

What can I eat to support my immune system

Separate the facts from the fiction on how nutrition can help keep you fighting fit

By Laura Wyness RNutr

Comfort Eating In the Time Of Coronavirus 

Article by Holly Roper ANutr about removing anxieties, because the fact is changes to eating patterns or behaviours during lockdown are perfectly normal

Complementary proteins: relevant or an out of date dogma?

By Cathy Court ANutr

Review of the paleo diet

By Jessica Neil ANutr

Myth: dietary supplements prevent coronavirus (COVID-19)

By Tamara Willner ANutr

The truth about low carbohydrate diets

An overview of what a low carbohydrate diet is and the positives and negatives of such a diet

By Daniel Clarke ANutr and Rebecca William RNutr

With so many of us at home and following advice to restrict our travel, UKVRN Registered Nutritionists (RNutrs) and Registered Associate Nutritionists (ANutrs) have put together some ideas for trying new things using things you are likely to have in the cupboard – so do also check out our other resource pages and take the AfN challenge and try one of the recipes and activities we have collated from across our registrants…..and don’t forget to share your efforts online using the hashtag #LockdownNutrition