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BANT’S Thought’s Re: Type 2 Diabetes: NHS to Offer 800-Calorie Diet Treatment
30 November 2018

Following press reports of NHS England offering Diabetic patients an 800-calorie diet to reverse Type 2 Diabetes, BANT (British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine) would like to comment. Following a trial last year, which helped half of participants living… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Alert – Sports Nutrition
30 November 2018

  This month’s Nutrition Evidence alert focuses on sports nutrition, the study and practice of nutrition and diet with the intention of improving a person’s athletic performance. Visit Nutrition Evidence to see the Editorial Picks from Rick Miller and to view 80 plain language… Read More >


Diabetes Costs the NHS Over £1 Billion a Year in Prescriptions
9 November 2018

With one in 20 prescriptions now related to diabetes treatment according to Diabetes UK and the annual cost in prescriptions reaching over £1 billion, the British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT) and its over 2,500 members, calls for… Read More >


BANT Confirms that Supplements Should Only Be Taken When Recommended By a Trained Health Professional
25 September 2018

Following publication of research by the University of Hertfordshire, highlighting the possible risks of combining prescription medication with food and herbal supplements, BANT (British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine) confirms that supplementation of vitamins, minerals and herbal remedies should… Read More >


BANT Unsurprised UK Leads the Way in European Obesity as Food Industry Continues to Exploit Regulatory Loopholes
12 September 2018

We are delighted that Tom Watson, MP is calling for a consultation on how to better approach the growing obesity and Type 2 Diabetes crisis and BANT (British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine) will actively participate in any actions… Read More >


BANT Supports Urgent Action on Childhood Obesity
29 May 2018

BANT (British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine) would like to offer their support to the government in tackling childhood obesity. The Local Government Association analysed Public Health England figures and found 1 in 25 children are classed as severely… Read More >


European General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR
22 May 2018

In our continued support of our members in being GDPR compliant, we have developed a section of the BANT website that includes all the information we issued via the BANT GDPR Eblast Series, including the BANT GDPR templates for a… Read More >


European Obesity Day – BANT Continues to Campaign to Prevent Childhood Obesity
18 May 2018

BANT (British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine) is saddened that the obesity epidemic has grown to such proportions that today (18th May), has been designated as the European Obesity Day. The organisation and its 2,500 nutrition practitioner members have… Read More >


BANT Fully Supports Jamie Oliver’s Childhood Obesity Manifesto
1 May 2018

BANT (British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine) fully supports Jamie Oliver’s Childhood Obesity Manifesto. BANT has long called for a different approach to the obesity crisis and indeed it reflects what was called for by the House of Commons… Read More >


BANT Delighted by the News that Government is Considering a U-Turn on a Junk Food Advertising Ban and Two For One Promotions
7 March 2018

BANT (British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy) is delighted by the news that the Government is planning a u-turn in policy relating to banning junk food advertising and two for one promotions. Just yesterday BANT called out for… Read More >


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