What is fibre?

Fibre is the term for non-digestible carbohydrates found in the diet. There are lots of different substances classed as...


Why do we need water?

Reducing food waste

People are more conscious than ever about food waste. It’s a waste of money in a time when a lot of us and worse off...

Why eat 5 a day?

The World Health Organisation recommends that everyone eats at least 400g (five 80g portions) of fruit and vegetables a...

UCO Festival of Health & Wellbeing

The University College of Osteopathy is pleased to announce its Festival of Health and Wellbeing, running from Monday...

Why do we like salt so much?

Last month a group of 236 nutritionists, dieticians and other related professionals wrote an

UCO research recognised by the Research Excellence Framework

The results of the 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF) have been published and include the University College of...

Professional Profile: Austin Plunkett

In the second of our in-depth interviews with UC

Professional Profile: Olwen Grindley

In the first of a new series of in-depth interviews with UCO alumni and other figureheads within the profession we chat...

Association for Nutrition accreditation

We are very pleased to announce that the UCO's innovative new undergraduate degree in nutrition has been awarded AfN Pr

Why is colour important in food?

We've all heard the phrase 'you eat with your eyes' and know that food that looks appetising generally tastes better...

Attention UCO Shareholders

This notice is for shareholders, not heard from at the UCO since 2018.