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The British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT) is a professional body for Registered Nutrition Practitioners. Its primary function is to assist its members in attaining the highest standards of integrity, knowledge, competence and professional practice, in order to protect the client’s interests, nutritional therapy and the Registered Nutrition Practitioners. BANT offers a wide range of benefits to student and full members and has its finger on the pulse for any changes or new developments within this dynamic profession.

See how BANT Nutrition Practitioners can help individuals to achieve improved wellbeing through nutrition and lifestyle recommendations here.

BANT Wellbeing Guidelines are evidenced-based guidelines providing information on nutrition and lifestyle measures when personalised advice is not possible. The guidelines are equally well suited as the starting point for use by Registered Nutrition Practitioners and healthcare professionals to further personalise the recommendations to their clients and patients.

Latest News

BANT Comments on the Study Published in JAMA that High Consumption of Dietary Cholesterol or Eggs was Significantly Associated with Higher Risk of Cardiovascular Disease.
18 March 2019

A study published on 15thMarch showed associations of dietary cholesterol or egg consumption with higher incidences of mortality and cardiovascular disease. BANT would like to take the opportunity to comment on the research since the consumption of eggs and links… Read More >


Dr Deanna Minich Previews Her BANT Conference Talk
4 March 2019

Dr Deanna Minich previews the 2-part talk she will be giving at the BANT Conference “Kindergarten to Healthy Adulthood – Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine Across Lifespan” – London 23/03/19 – Open to ALL Healthcare Professionals. Last few tickets remaining. Book… Read More >


BANT Calls for Removal of Ultra-Processed Foods from School Meals to Combat Poverty Related Malnutrition
21 February 2019

Today in Parliament, the possibility of free school meals is going back on the Parliamentary agenda thanks to Lord Bassam. Whilst the British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT) supports the idea that children who live in poverty should… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database – Low Calorie Keto Diet for Obese Patients
19 February 2019

Researchers conclude that a very low calorie KETOGENIC diet is a suitable and valuable treatment option for obese patients, improving food and alcohol cravings, exercise levels, sleep quality, sexual function and quality of life. This trial has been BANT enhanced… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence : Protein Levels, Weight Loss and Waist Circumference
14 February 2019

How much protein should you eat as part of a weight loss strategy? A small scientific study finds that the PROTEIN levels in a dietary weight loss plan did NOT affect WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE.  Study authors call for INDIVIDULAISED macronutrient intakes for successful… Read More >


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