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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 >

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 >

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