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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.
The British Government has started to relax the COVID-19 confinement rules and this means that face-to-face consultations can now take place once more with right protective measures in place. BANT is aware that slightly different guidance is being issued in… Read More >
Fat tissue itself, rather than associated conditions like diabetes or high blood pressure, may be to blame for the increased risk of complications and death from COVID-19 in people with OBESITY. Possible molecular mechanisms explained in this study. This study has been BANT… Read More >
Changes in our GUT BACTERIA may trigger COELIAC DISEASE, although research in this area is still ongoing and inconclusive, a review of the evidence finds. This study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a full… Read More >
FAMILIAL ADENOMATOUS POLYPOSIS, a rare genetic condition, carries a very high risk of developing COLORECTAL CANCER. This study shows that this risk is reduced in those who are physically fitter. This study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE… Read More >
Polysaccharide K (PSK), a compound extracted from the CORIOLUS mushroom, can be of benefit to LUNG CANCER patients, when used alongside chemo, and/or radiotherapy, according to this review. This study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to… Read More >