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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’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 >


Diabetes Costs the NHS Over £1 Billion a Year in Prescriptions
9 November 2018

With one in 20 prescriptions now related to diabetes treatment according to Diabetes UK and the annual cost in prescriptions reaching over £1 billion, the British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT) and its over 2,500 members, calls for… Read More >


BANT Confirms that Supplements Should Only Be Taken When Recommended By a Trained Health Professional
25 September 2018

Following publication of research by the University of Hertfordshire, highlighting the possible risks of combining prescription medication with food and herbal supplements, BANT (British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine) confirms that supplementation of vitamins, minerals and herbal remedies should… Read More >


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 >


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