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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 the nutritionist

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

Quiz our team

Lifestyles 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

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

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Asparagus and prawn coconut noodle soup recipe


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

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Spicy chilli con carne recipe


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

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Berrylicious frozen yogurt recipe


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

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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

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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

From Tiny Taste Buds to Simply Kids, fill smaller stomachs with something tasty and healthy

Explore the ranges

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

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 diet-related health conditions

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 2018

After 2017'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

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