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Member Benefits

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Being a member of BANT means you are part of a professional body that aims to promote and safeguard member’s interest. BANT is the largest professional body for Nutritional Therapy and sets the standards of excellence in the industry as well as continually striving to drive industry policy to ensure the availability of nutritional therapy as a primary healthcare option. Being a member of BANT enables you, as a health professional, to take advantage of the many member benefits detailed below. Your BANT Council is fully committed to ensuring your BANT membership works for you and offers you increasing value for money. In addition to the offers and discounts, there are many intrinsic benefits of being a BANT member. These include opportunities for business development, education and professional support for which no value can be attributed, they can only be described as ‘invaluable’. For details of all the Special Offers and Discounts as well as the many intrinsic benefits of being a BANT member, please visit http://bant.org.uk/members-area/member-resources/special-offers-for-bant-members/

If you are interested in providing a discounted member benefit then please contact the General Manager at generalmanager@bant.org.uk.

BANT Full Membership is still worth over 351 x your membership fee!!

Last year’s increase from 14 x your membership was incredible and we have maintained that this year!

Student Membership is worth nearly 231 x your membership fee!!

Full Non-Practising and Associate Membership is worth over 101 x your membership fee!


Free Databases

Discounted Price – You pay Member Saving
Natural Medicines Database
Free and full professional licensed access worth $299. 2
Free £227.24

Business Support

Discounted Price – You pay Member Saving
An all-in-one software for nutritionists and dieticians. Manages clients, questionnaires, appointments and billing online, allows creation of meal plans and recipes. 50% discount of first two months.
£13.50/mth for first 2 months £13.50/mth for first 2 months

CPD Support

Discounted Price – You pay Member Saving
Health Communication Mastery (HCM)
Module 1 is a bespoke, step-by-step programme for health practitioners to improve their communication in 1-to-1 consultations, presentation and telecommunication settings. 50% off Module 1 for BANT Members.
£100 £100
CAM Coach
Provide Business and Educational resources for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Practitioners. 30% off book, 50% off webinar course.
£17.49 (+p&p)/ £148.20 £7.50/£148.20
Functional Sports Nutrition
Free access to the digital version of the UKs only magazine dedicated to growing professional knowledge of sports nutrition, usual price £10
Free £10
IHCAN Magazine
The premier magazine for the Integrative Healthcare and Applied Nutrition practitioner where the basic subscription is £65/£55 or £50/£40
£50/£40 £15
Nutri-Link Ltd – Clinical Education
Is the Lead Sponsor of AFMCP™-UK course in London in 2018 and BANT has secured a 10% discount.
£3146.40 £314.40
Re-find Health
Global network promoting nutrition and movement as being key in health. 10% discount on all speaker events. 3
10% discount off speaker events Varies
BANT Regional Branch Events
BANT funded CPD events, attendance or available free on-line post event. 4
Full members £30 full day & £15 half day, Student members £20 full day & £10 half day £65/£40 Full member, £75/£45 Student Member

Functional Medicine Courses

Discounted Price – You pay Member Saving
A4M/Metabolic Medical Institute (MMI)
25% discount for all online workshops/certifications/fellowship programme Full price
per module for the fellowship programme $2500, BANT members pay $1875. 25% discount of all A4M conferences. 2
£1,425 (per module) £475
Functional Medicine University (FMU)
23% discount off the full FMU programme of 10 online modules at a cost of $1695, normal price $2195. Module 1 is free for BANT members. Modules 2 and 3 can be purchased separately at a cost of $495, deductible if the full programme of 10 modules is subsequently purchased. 2
£1,668.20 (full programme) £376.20

Test Company Discounts

Discounted Price – You pay Member Saving
Offers of up to 52% for a selection of testing packages, prices vary. 5
52% off selective packages Varies
Brunel Health
10% discount off full range of tests including reduced joining fee of £1 saving £49. 6 Includes a free test for BANT Members when they open a Practitioner Account.
£1 plus 10% off all tests £49 plus various £ discounts
Discounted ticket price for Functional Blood Chemistry Seminar with Dr Dicken Weatherby and £40 voucher to be used towards any of the main test panel on offer. 7
10% off packages Varies
Lifecode GX
Offers £20 discount on seminars, up to 50% off of DNA Test for seminar attendees, 25% off all DNA Tests. 9
£20 off seminars, 50% off DNA test (seminar attendees), 25% off all DNA tests Varies
Lorisian Tests (YorkTest IgG 150+)
10% discount on Lorisian 150 plus tests. FREE 2 hr training course, CPD accredited. 5
£166.50 £25
myDNAhealth are a genomics company, offering BANT members £25 off a single DNA test, on-going £35 off comprehensive DNA test including full interpretation report, £10 off workshops. 10
£150 for a single DNA test, £175 for comprehensive DNA test (on-going), £25 – £35 for workshops £25/£35/£10

Supplement Discounts

Discounted Price – You pay Member Saving
All spore, consortium probiotic bacteriotherapy, 12.5% discount for BANT members. 11
£35.70 £5.10
Natural sourced, non-soy K2 supplement. 12.5% discount for BANT members. 12
£22.74 £3.25
Bare Biology
High quality Omega 3 supplements. 30% discount for BANT members
£19.95/£33.25/£14.00/£20.65£22.74 £8.55/£14.25/£7.00/£8.85
Certified and allergen-free probiotic, 35% discount for BANT members
£19 (includes postage) £8
Offers BANT members an exclusive 30% discount on a patent protected researched prebiotic. This offer is in addition to any other promotions/discounted offers that Bimuno® may run.
£8.39 £3.60

Association Membership Discounts

Discounted Price – You pay Member Saving
European Lifestyle Medicine Organisation
Aims to prevent lifestyle-related chronic disease though professional education and research – 20% discount off annual membership fee. 2
£63.36 £9.54
Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM)
Membership for up to 30% discount, full annual membership $325. 2, 13
£172.90 £74.20
Royal Society of Medicine
Discounted membership of one of the largest providers of continuing medical education in the UK
£273/14mths plus free joining fee £45 & £10 voucher £100.50

Wellness and Lifestyle

Discounted Price – You pay Member Saving
Movement for Modern Life
Leading UK Online Yoga and Wellbeing site. 14 day free trial plus 50% discount off annual membership, 30% off quarterly/monthly payment.
£65.94/£29.38/£11.19 £65.94/£12.59/£4.80
Planet Organic
Organic fruit & vegetables, organic bread from artisan London bakeries, organic meat, sustainable fish. 10% off on-line orders.14
10% off on-line orders £10 off £100
PG Mutual
Provide Income Protection Insurance offering BANT members 20% off the first two years premiums.
20% off the first two years premiums Varies
The Cinema Society
Save up to 40% at over 350 Cinemas in the UK. Buy e-vouchers and exchange for tickets at the cinema for any film, any day at any time.
Up to 40% Varies

1 All values rounded to the nearest £. Value calculated as at 20th October 2017
2 Based on exchange rates as at 20th October 2017
3 Based on one 2-day event/year
4 Based on attending two full day events per year. Events valued at £95 for full day, £55 for half day
5 Assuming 24 new clients/per year using 1 test per client @ £250/test with 10% discount across the 2 testing companies
6 Based on ordering 6 of each test per year
7 Average price £275 (incl. 1 add on) based on ordering 6 per year
9 Based on 1 seminar, ordering 1 DNA test at 50% discount and 2 other DNA tests at 25%
10 Based on one single DNA test, 6 comprehensive DNA tests/year and attendance at 2 workshops
11 Based on buying 10 pots/year
12 Based on buying 10 pots/year
13 Includes BANT administration fee for group membership
14 Based on £500 orders/year

Notes on calculations for Student member value (2017):
Equals Full member value less:

  • Tests – York & Biolab -£600
  • AFMCP -£314.40
  • Regional Branch Meetings +£20
  • Brunel Health -£364.20
  • Functional Dx -£165
  • Lifestyle Gx -£169
  • myDNAhealth -£255
  • MegaSporeBiotic -£51
  • Megaquinone -£32.50
  • IFM membership +74.20
  • RSM -£100.50

= £1,365
(Student membership fee £60). Value = nearly 23 x
Non –practising = student value less NMD & CAM Coach = £982 = nearly 10 x value



Full Member Full Non-Practising Member Provisional Member Student Member Associate Member

Local Network Coordinator Meetings

Group support and advice
Guest speakers
Build a thriving nutritional therapy community
Open to all members
Run by a volunteer Local Network Coordinator
Active CPD hours awarded


Individual support for clinical and professional dilemmas
Run by a professional supervisor
Small, closed groups to build supportive environment
Encourages self-care and nourishment
Ensures safety and compliance with BANT and CNHC guidelines
Active CPD hours awarded
Free taster session for final year students

LinkedIn group

Members only group, discussing nutrition relations topics and developments in the industry

BANT Professional Practice Committee (PPC)

Use of/access to the BANT Professional Practice Handbook which provides advice on safe, legal and ethical practice and the principles of personal and professional conduct
Support of BANT PPC for queries related to professional practice
Access to Frequently Asked Questions related to Professional Practice
Monthly PPC updates and reminders via the BANT Monthly Newsletter


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BANT Directory of Practitioners

Listed on BANTs website as a Registered Nutritional Therapist
Listed on the Associate Member Practitioner Search page in the members section of the BANT website

Employment opportunities

Regular e-blasts on latest employment opportunities
Access to latest employment opportunities in our resources section and our monthly newsletter
Employment Opportunities exclusive to BANT members with Nuffield Health


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Free access to:

BANT Centre of Excellence
Professional version of the Natural Medicines Database
Monthly webinars
Monthly BANT newsletter including all the latest industry updates, employment opportunities and member offers


Regular information and updates on a variety of CPD events


Full Member Full Non-Practising Member Provisional Member Student Member Associate Member


Including full voting rights
Updates on the latest industry developments
Networking opportunities

Use of BANT logo and title on all material

Recognised as having achieved the highest level of training and adhering to BANTs exacting standards
Personalised ASA compliant leaflets
BANT Practice Posters

CNHC Registrant

Registrant of Regulatory Body overseen by the UK national health regulatory oversight body the Professional Standards Authority (PSA)