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BANT’s Response to the Government’s Childhood Obesity Strategy
18 August 2016

BANT welcomes the Government’s plans for tackling Childhood Obesity and in particular the proposal for a levy on sugar for producers/importers.   Obesity is a complex issue and the Government’s proposals will set the background for establishing the changes needed to engender …Read More >


Studies Support that Non-Coeliac Gluten Sensitivity is very real for some: BANT Explains
3 August 2016

With so much information about different types of diets and their effects available to everyone from a range of ‘experts’, from qualified healthcare professionals to celebrities with a large following, it is not surprising that there is much confusion about… Read More >


BANT Response to Public Health England’s (PHE) Announcement Regarding Vitamin D
21 July 2016

BANT welcomes Public Health England’s (PHE) recommendations that everyone should take vitamin D supplements during autumn and winter. This is advice that BANT members, known as Registered Nutritional Therapists, have been issuing to their clients since BANT’s inception in 1997.… Read More >


BANT Registered Nutritional Therapists – The Gold Standard
20 July 2016

With growing numbers of  ‘insta-nutritionists’ who have done short online courses, healthy eating bloggers, YouTubers and healthy eating recipe book writers,  how can you be sure that you are getting safe nutritional advice? Whilst pretty pictures of colourful foods are… Read More >


BANT July News Goes Live
18 July 2016

Welcome to the July issue of BANT ENews, we have a packed issue this month with a men’s health focus for our feature article, video of the month and recipe of the month; an important PPC article highlighting key updates to the BANT Handbook;… Read More >


BANT Response to the Publication of the ‘Tipping the Scales’ Report by the UK Health Forum encompassing the Obesity Health Alliance
20 June 2016

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 >


BANT June News Goes Live
20 June 2016

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 >


BANT Response to New Blood Test Targets Depression Feature on BBC Breakfast with Dr Chatterjee
7 June 2016

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 >


BANT Response to the BBC’s Programme – The Truth about Healthy Eating
3 June 2016

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 >


Press Release – BANT Response to Guidelines that Propose that Surgery Be Considered a Standard Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes
24 May 2016

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 >


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