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The British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT) is a professional body for Registered Nutrition Practitioners. Its primary function is to assist its members in attaining the highest standards of integrity, knowledge, competence and professional practice, in order to protect the client’s interests, nutritional therapy and the Registered Nutrition Practitioners. BANT offers a wide range of benefits to student and full members and has its finger on the pulse for any changes or new developments within this dynamic profession.

See how BANT Nutrition Practitioners can help individuals to achieve improved wellbeing through nutrition and lifestyle recommendations here.

BANT Wellbeing Guidelines are evidenced-based guidelines providing information on nutrition and lifestyle measures when personalised advice is not possible. The guidelines are equally well suited as the starting point for use by Registered Nutrition Practitioners and healthcare professionals to further personalise the recommendations to their clients and patients.

Latest News

BANT Cautiously Welcomes EAT-Lancet Commission On Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems but has Reservations
17 January 2019

BANT (British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine) was interested to read ‘Our Food in the Anthropocene: Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems’, by The EAT-Lancet Commission. Whilst BANT fully supports considerations that contribute to the urgent environmental debate, it… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Paper – Can a LOW GI diet impact on MIGRAINES?
15 January 2019

A new RCT finds that a low GI diet can be an effective and reliable method to reduce migraine attacks, as effective as standard treatment with pharmaceuticals. This trial has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Paper – Increased Protein and Moderate Calorie Restriction Effective in Reducing Insulin Resistance
10 January 2019

A small study finds that increased PROTEIN consumption with moderate calorie restriction was 140% more effective for reducing INSULIN RESISTANCE compared to a conventional, calorie-matched diet. This paper has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a… Read More >


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 >


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