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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 Alert – September 2020
19 September 2020

As the mornings get cooler and the news is full of predictions of a second wave of Coronavirus, many Nutrition Practitioners are wondering what role the nutrition profession will play in supporting recovery from this health crisis. Nutrition Evidence is here… Read More >


“We ignore obesity at our peril” tough words from the president of the EU Association for the Study of Obesity
8 September 2020

“We ignore obesity at our peril” was the comment made by Professor Jason Halford (1) on publication of a British study using data from 550,000 British patients. BANT wholeheartedly agrees with his comments and has continuously campaigned on this issue… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Study – Food Allergies in the Elderly
12 August 2020

FOOD ALLERGIES are becoming more common in the ELDERLY.  This article discusses a number of underlying mechanisms for this observation. This study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a full plain language summary to allow… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Study – Cinnamon and Metabolic Syndrome
5 August 2020

This clinical trial found that 3g of CINNAMON for 16 weeks improved blood glucose control, body composition, body mass index, lipid profile and blood pressure in Asian Indian individuals with METABOLIC SYNDROME. This study has been BANT enhanced on the… Read More >


BANT Baffled by Contrary Government Initiatives: The ‘Better Health’ Campaign Versus ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ Scheme
3 August 2020

BANT (British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine) was pleased to announce its support for the recently announced Governmental obesity campaign, ‘Better Health’. The launch of the Government’s ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ with inclusion of ultra-processed food and drink… Read More >


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