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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 >


BANT Baffled by Public Health England’s Campaign Focusing on Calories
6 March 2018

BANT (British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy) is baffled by Public Health England’s new ‘One You’ campaign focusing on the scientifically old-fashioned notion of calories. It is well established that calorie counting is difficult to manage in supporting… Read More >


For Health Professionals and Members of the Public: The Allergy & Free From Show Scotland 2018 Sponsored by Schär
15 February 2018

For nutrition-based professionals: Free CPD training on 3 March The premier free-to-attend allergy training event for is not-to-be missed by any health professionals with a focus on nutrition. Lead by Prof Jürgen Schwarze, University of Edinburgh, this masterclass features prominent… Read More >


BANT Launches Plea to Government Agencies to Stop Promoting the Consumption of Processed Foods and Focus on Real Food
15 January 2018

QUESTION: Does making an omelette or grilling a piece of fish or meat take longer than re-heating a pizza in the oven? ANSWER: An emphatic NO. Following news reports this morning that Public Health England is launching a campaign to… Read More >


BANT Comments on BDA Publication of List of Diets That Should be Avoided
7 December 2017

The British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT) is interested to note the British Dietetics Association’s release of the list of diets that should be avoided. BANT concurs with the idea that following faddy diets, promoted by celebrities… Read More >


BANT Interested to Note Medical News Today Article on General Adaptation Syndrome and Highlights its Link to Adrenal Fatigue
29 November 2017

The British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT) was interested to note the publication of a report describing General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS) in Medical News Today, this morning (https://tinyurl.com/ycnbzhh5). Read More >


BANT News November Goes Live
20 November 2017

Welcome to the November issue of BANT ENews, this month’s feature article focuses on an interview with our Chair, Miguel Toribio-Mateas about on the value of n, size of 1, trials in the practice of nutritional and lifestyle medicine. The… Read More >


BANT Responds to the Guardian Article Regarding ‘Is Your Gut Microbiome the Key to Health and Happiness?”
7 November 2017

A recent feature in The Guardian highlights the importance of gut health for a balanced mood and mental wellbeing. A link to the article can be found here: https://amp.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/nov/06/microbiome-gut-health-digestive-system-genes-happinessRead More >


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