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Your Health


Whether you're already committed to maintaining a healthier lifestyle or just starting out, we're here to help and support you every step of the way. From basic facts to diet tips, healthy eating for kids to shopping in our foodhall, we've got you covered

BMI Calculator

What’s your BMI?


Based on the balance between your height and weight, the BMI calculator is a great way to find out if you are a healthy weight




BMI calculator

Healthy eating

Our healthy eating guide

What is healthy eating?

Whatever your goal, getting the balance of nutrients right is key to a healthy body – let us help get you started

See our guide

How to balance your diet

How to balance your diet

No single food can give you all the nutrients you need – it’s time to mix up your meals and add variety

Strike the balance

Ask the nutritionist

Ask our nutritionist

Got a burning question on health or nutrition and want a professional opinion? Ask our in-house expert, Helen Seward

Quiz Helen

Nutrition basics

Nutrition basics

Top tips for every day

From lean protein to enjoying your five a day,
read our advice for maintaining great
nutrition, whatever your dietary choices

Get back to basics

Allergies and intolerances

Allergies and intolerances

Food intolerances can involve a wide range of
products, so we’ve pulled together some
information to help you find the right foods

Find out about allergies

Easy healthy recipes

Overnight mango and oat pots for breakfast recipe


Our easy, tasty ideas for brunch and breakfast will help you get your day off on the right foot

See our recipes

Asparagus and prawn coconut noodle soup recipe


With everything from light bites to quick dishes – make lunch an event to remember

See our recipes

Spicy chilli con carne recipe


Mix up your meals and try something new with our range of inspiring dinner ideas

See our recipes

Berrylicious frozen yogurt recipe


From healthy ideas to sweet treats, satisfy cravings with our snack-happy recipes

See our recipes

Our health ranges

Explore Balanced for You

Balanced for You

Kickstart a healthy lifestyle with meal ideas and inspiration from Balanced for You

Explore the range

Explore Count on Us

Count on Us

Calorie counting has never been easier. Count on Us is packed with healhy meals made for you

Explore the range

Explore Made Without

Made Without

Our Made Without range offers your favourites, just without any gluten or dairy

Explore the range

Explore our children’s range

For the children

Specially designed for little tummies, our Tiny Taste Buds range is full of child-friendly ideas

Explore the ranges

Lifestyle choices and allergies

Learn about plant-based eating


Contemplating a change? We’ve broken down these two diets to help you make your choice

Plant-based eating explained

Our guide to vegetarianism


A balanced and varied vegetarian diet can provide you with all the nutrients your body needs

Our guide to vegetarianism

Our guide to coeliac disease


What is gluten? And how do you manage and maintain a gluten-free diet? Answers here...

All about gluten

Learn more about food allergies

Allergies and intolerances

From the most common to the lesser-known, read our guide to food allergies and intolerances

Learn more

My health

Eating for different life stages

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Whether you’re planning for a baby or are already pregnant, let us help you make the right food choices

Eat for your stage

All about health conditions

All about health conditions

Everything you need to know about your diet's relationship with your medical make-up

Your health, explained

How we label our food

How we label our food

Our accurate nutrition and allergy information will help you make informed choices

Find out more

Additives explained

Additives explained

Are E numbers really all bad? And what are we doing at M&S to keep them to a minimum?

All about E numbers

Food inspiration

Food trends for 2017

Food trends 2017

After 2016's healthy-eating revolution, we reveal what's new in food this year

Find out more

Your guide to eating more grains

Grains of truth

Delicious, nutritious and more than just a meal bulker – welcome to a world of grains

See the grain guide

Adventures in Food

From recipes to products, find a world of inspiration right here online

Discover more