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Whether you’re already committed to maintaining a healthier lifestyle or just starting out, we’re here to 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

Healthy eating

Eat well

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

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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

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Ask the nutritionist

Got a burning question on health or nutrition and want a professional opinion? Ask our in-house experts

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Lifestyle, food allergies and intolerances

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Contemplating a change? We’ve broken down the principles of a vegan diet to help you

Vegan diet explained

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

Our guide to vegetarianism

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Gluten free

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

All about gluten

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Allergies and intolerances

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

Learn more

Our product ranges

Balanced For You Mexican beef chilli

Balanced For You

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

Explore the range

Count On Us hunters chicken

Count On Us

Calorie counting has never been easier thanks to our range of fuss-free, delicious Count On Us meals

See the dishes

Made Without Dairy panna cotta

Made Without

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

Find out more

Plant Kitchen Thai green curry

Plant Kitchen

Introducing our first ever vegan range, Plant Kitchen, with over 50 plant-based, delicious choices

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Some nutrition basics

Vegetable and rice noodle stir-fry

How to get your five a day

How big is a portion? Do all kinds of fruit and vegetables count towards my five? How much of my daily diet should be made up of fruit and veg? Find all the answers here

High five

Flatbreads filled with houmous and vibrant vegetarian salad

A guide to grains and carbs

Carbohydrates are important sources of energy, but did you know that wholegrains contain 75 per cent more nutrients than milled versions? Read more about starchy superfoods here

Get the whole(grain) picture

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All about alcohol

Get the lowdown on alcohol, from knowing the units in your favourite tipple and getting to grips with calories, to balanced intake and a healthy diet, plus tips on cutting down

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My health concerns

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Eating well in pregnancy

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

Eat for your stage

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All about health conditions

Everything you need to know about diet-related health conditions and balanced eating

Your health, explained

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How we label our food

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

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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

BMI Calculator

Am I a healthy weight?


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

Easy healthy recipes

Overnight mango and oat pots


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

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Asparagus and prawn coconut noodle soup


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

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Spicy chilli con carne


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

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Berrylicious frozen yoghurt


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

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Food inspiration

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Rethink your food waste

Be a savvy cook with these handy tips and tricks on cutting down on the food you throw away

Bid goodbye to waste

Pots of grains

The grain guide

Delicious, nutritious and more than just a meal bulker – welcome to our grain and seeds guide

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Food News

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

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