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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

Nutrition Evidence Database – Eating Alone Reduces Diet Quality Versus Eating in Company
21 May 2019

Invite your friends over for dinner!  A study shows that eating alone significantly reduces diet quality compared to eating in company.  It is not just about making the right food choices, but setting up the right environment as well. This… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database – Mediterranean Style Diet Associated with Improved Physical Performance in the Elderly with Type 2 Diabetes
14 May 2019

Eating a Mediterranean style diet is associated with improved physical performance in elderly patients with Type 2 diabetes, a new study shows. This paper has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a full plain language summary… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database – Variety Important to Encourage Vegetable Consumption in Pre-School Children
1 May 2019

VARIETY is important to encourage VEGETABLE consumption in pre-school children, a new study shows. The study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a full plain language summary to allow quick and easy access to the… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Alert – Dietary Diversity and Health Outcomes in Collaboration with the Journal ‘Nutrients’
15 April 2019

NUTRITION EVIDENCE ALERT SENT IN COLLABORATION WITH NUTRIENTS  “Variety’s the very spice of life, that gives it all its flavour” said English poet William Cowper in 1785. Fast-forward 234 years and, although in a different context, that quote is still as current as is relevant.… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Paper – Spices and Heart Health
9 April 2019

Can consuming SPICES have an impact on your heart health? Authors of a review study conclude that CINNAMON consumption showed blood pressure lowering effects in patients with Type 2 diabetes and suggest that spice consumption in general should be encouraged.  Time… Read More >


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