Students and Adults Resources

All of the links below are to evidence-based nutrition resources for those working and studying at home, 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 #LockdownNutrition

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


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How to get to your five a day during lockdown

With restrictions on travel/isolation, shopping takes a little more planning but getting your 5-a-day can easily be included in your menus

By Rosie Cadogan RNutr

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Food, immunity and health: What you need to know

A helpful overview and tips to guide you through the lockdown

By Jenny Rosborough RNutr

Nutrition Tips when working from Home

Handy tips to help you through the lockdown

Protect your wellbeing during the Covid-19 outbreak

A guide co-created by the Nutrition Team at the Centre for Public Health Nutrition Research and students from the School of Medicine to help you live well and adapt to the new routines and ways of living during the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak

Snacking during your working from home day

Tips on how to make snacks healthy whilst working or studying at home

By Rosie Cadogan RNutr

Top tips for keeping at your best

By Prof Louis Levy RNutr FAfN, Prof Basma Ellahi RNutr and Dr Adetokunbo Olayanju RNutr

Keeping your immune system in tip top shape

Can veg boost your immune system?

By Dr Glenys Jones RNutr

Getting your 5 a day on a budget

By Nourhan Barakat ANutr and reviewed by Charlotte Turner RNutr

Top 10 ways to lose weight


By Charlotte Turner RNutr

Nutrition tips for a healthy Ramadan: Fasting and Iftar


By Nourhan Barakat and reviewed by Charlotte Turner RNutr

5 Top tips for a healthy gut


By Sarah Hawkins ANutr and reviewed by Charlotte Turner RNutr

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

How to eat well during lockdown

By Saadia Noorani RNutr

Early Start Nutrition 
Eat Smart Shop Smart

Making the most of store cupboard ingredients and taking a look at how to reduce food waste.

How to make food go further 

Helping you make the most out of your ingredients

By Rhiannon Lambert RNutr

Eating more fibre the easy way

By Lynn Burns RNutr

How to stop yo-yo dieting and lose weight permanently

Behaviour change techniques for weight loss

By Cathy Court ANutr

How to lose weight while loving food

Strategies to help make weight loss a little easier and more sustainable

By Cathy Court ANutr


The Anti Inflammatory Diet

By Cathy Court ANutr

12 dietary changes to lower your cholesterol

Article aimed at people with high cholesterol providing dietary changes to help lower cholesterol

By Cathy Court ANutr

Food & mood: A guide to boosting mental health through diet.

By Cathy Court ANutr

Nutrition Career Chats

Nutrition Career chats held with Registered Nutritionists aimed at Nutrition students and graduates to give an insight into different career paths.

By Louise Payne RNutr


How to support your immune system.

Article providing dietary and lifestyle tips to help support the immune system.

By Swati Madan RNutr



Mushrooms: A great natural source of vitamin D

In this article Dr Glenys Jones RNutr explains how mushrooms can help support our immune systems through their vitamin D content, how to tell which mushrooms are best and tips for boosting mushrooms vitamin D levels.


Top 5 nutrition tips when working from home.

Article aiming to help ensure people are obtaining adequate nutrition while spending more time at home


By Daniel Clarke ANutr and James Collier RNutr

It`s okay not to be eating okay.

Article aiming to ease concern and anxiety around healthy eating.

By Daniel Clarke ANutr and James Collier RNutr


Get fresh with frozen

4 ways in which your freezer can benefit you

By Lauren Woodley ANutr

3 Steps to silence your inner food critic


By Scarlet Gilbart ANutr, reviewed by Charlotte Turner RNutr

How to add more fibre to your diet.

By Amanda Nyeke RNutr, reviewed by Charlotte Turner RNutr.