All posts by Melanie de Grooth


Important updates have been made to the BANT Professional Practice Handbook.  The latest version is version 3.3 and is now available on the BANT website here.

Please ensure you read all these updates.

The BANT Professional Practice Handbook is a member benefit and is there to support you as a BANT Practitioner in safe, legal, effective and good practice.  When you join BANT as a Full Member you agree to abide by the guidelines in the Handbook.  It is therefore important that you keep up to date with all that it contains.  If you have any questions relating to Professional Practice, or any question relating to information in the Handbook, please contact the BANT Professional Practice Committee at

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Job Description

A busy health shop with a large herbal pharmacy looking for a professional with good knowledge of natural medicine (nutrition, herbalism, naturopathy etc.) to join our ambitious team of experts. As a family run business, we are very proud of our reputation built through outstanding expert advice and customer care. Therefore, expectations on standards are high and our staff members are valued.

THE CANDIDATE Must be able to work Saturdays. The candidate must show a genuine care for customers and passion to help people. Someone who is hard working and would take pride in an opportunity to learn, develop professional expertise, build experience and work alongside respected practitioners would be best suited. Someone with the ability to work without supervision and at their own initiative is required.

Looking for someone who is confident and experience in the use of supplements. Must be computer literate. Duties will include giving advice on health and recommending supplements, dispensing herbal medicine in our herbal pharmacy (training will be given), stock control, unpacking orders, stocking up, general cleaning, till work, making appointments for therapists etc.

Position is for 4 days a week. Salary starting at £9.00 per hour.

Vacancy is complimented with staff discounts, free seminars and in-house training.

Please apply with a CV and a covering letter.

121 High St

High Barnet



Penny Brohn UK is a national charity that provides free integrative health support to help people live well with cancer. Our ‘more than medicine’ approach is based on 40 years of working with clients to support their mind, body, spirit and emotions, before, during and after cancer treatment. Our nutrition programme offers individual consultations, group courses and cooking demonstrations along with information and resources to help people understand the role of diet and nutrition in cancer, and make informed choices.

We are currently seeking volunteers to support a number of key research and information projects. The role will suit someone with skills, experience and interest in evidence-based nutrition research, nutritional therapy and/or health information and promotion. The deadline for applications is the end of May 2019 but we can accept suitable volunteers immediately. Our national centre is based in Bristol but remote working is also welcome

To find out more please email or call 01275 670094


We are a small, exciting and fast-growing company with a mission to make a positive impact on the fitness, supplement and food industries.

We are interested in people with drive, curiosity and a passion for practical results and the truth.

Click here for more detailed information about the job.

If you have read the advert and you believe this is you, please email your details to (CV and your “WHY”).

Great companies are built with great people. If you are great, we want to hear from you!


Natural Health Practice is a well known range of products found in the independent health food stores as an exclusive range of supplements and herbs for women’s health which are all formulated by Dr Marilyn Glenville PhD.

We are currently looking for a confident, people person with a positive attitude who is able to work on their own initiative as a Nutrition Product Advisor. This role also includes staff training. The successful candidate would need to be able to sell and discuss our range of supplements in stores across London. NHP has also taken on the Patrick Holford range of products so the same would be needed for this range of products too.

Full training will be provided on all products.

This position would suit a nutrition graduate or somebody who has worked in a thriving health store and has good knowledge of supplements.

In return we offer a good rate of pay and flexible working days consisting of 2 days per week (this would include at least 1 weekend day). 

For more information contact me on:

Send a copy of your CV or Linkedin page.

VOTY 2019

Building on the success and popularity of the past 2 years’ events and to coincide with the national Volunteer’s Week 2019, we will be hosting our third VOTY on Friday 7th June at Café Spice Namaste. We have listened to your feedback and have moved the event to London (E1) for easier access and will also allow more time for networking. Do save the date!

The aim of VOTY event is to bring our volunteers together to celebrate their achievements from the past 12 months and congratulate those who have gone above and beyond the call of duty. Not only this, but the event is a valuable opportunity for us to involve volunteers with BANT’s strategy and plans and have the opportunity to network.

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The webinar will cover the following:
– Introduction to SIBO – what is it & why haven’t I heard of it?
– The symptoms of SIBO and why it is often a missing link to digestive distress.
– Risk factors for SIBO – physiologic risk factors, other conditions, medications, surgeries and more.
– Testing for SIBO – a breakdown of testing methods and their relative strengths & weaknesses, testing interpretation.
– Treatment – conventional treatment, a unique antibiotic, dietary interventions, natural treatments, biofilm busters, prokinetics and more.

To access the webinar, click here.

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You are receiving this email because our records show that you have not renewed your memebership yet. If you are in the process of upgrading your membership, you can ignore this email. If you believe you have renewed and are receiving this email please contact me at

The BANT 2019 online membership renewal process is now open and you have until 31st January 2019 to renew your membership. If you missed the membership renewal notice and would like to be reminded why it is so essential to renew your membership click here.

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