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The British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT) is the professional body for Registered Nutritional Therapists. 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 Nutritional Therapist. 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.
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 Nutritional Therapists and healthcare professionals to further personalise the recommendations to their clients and patients.
The Obesity Health Alliance has recently published a report ‘Tipping the Scales, Why Preventing Obesity makes Economic Sense’ which is supported by a number of health and well-being organisations and which was discussed on BBC Breakfast this morning, with Dr… Read More >
Welcome to the June 2016 edition of the BANT ENews, this month we have a bit of a communications flavour with our very own communications director, Daniel O’Shaughnessy, giving an overview of the BANT communication strategy in his Director’s Corner.… Read More >
The British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy welcomes the BBC Breakfast piece, featuring Dr Chatterjee, regarding a new blood test targeting depression. The study in question, published in the International Journal of Neuropsycopharmacology1, showed that patients with high… Read More >
The British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy is disappointed that a prime-time opportunity for sharing healthy eating messages was not exploited to its full potential and was, in places, misleading with use of simplistic tests that told part,… Read More >
BANT cautions against a ‘one-size-fits-all’ solution of bariatric surgery as standard option for treatment of type 2 diabetes in obese patients. Obesity and diabetes are complex issues which require interventions at multiple levels to achieve both effective prevention and successful… Read More >