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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

People Under-Going Genetic Testing To be Accompanied by Trained Professionals
18 October 2019

The British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT) supports the call  by Southampton University, Exeter University and Southampton Hospital (published in the BMJ https://www.bmj.com/content/367/bmj.l5688) for individuals choosing to undertake genetic testing to be accompanied by trained health professionals. Personalised… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database – Gluten-Free Diets can Help Reduce Markers in Those with Metabolic Syndrome
16 October 2019

Are GLUTEN-FREE diets, for patients without diagnosed gluten-sensitivity, just a fad? A recent trial finds that a gluten-free diet can help reduce waist circumference, blood glucose and triglyceride levels in those with METABOLIC SYNDROME in just 8 weeks. This study… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database – QUALITY of Diet and not the TYPE Diet is Important for Health
8 October 2019

Are you confused about what type of diet to follow?  Vegan?  Vegetarian?  Paleo? A new study has found that it is the QUALITY of your diet and not the TYPE of diet that is important to good health across a… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Alert – Research Highlights – September 2019 – Preview
5 October 2019

NUTRITION EVIDENCE ALERT SENT IN COLLABORATION WITH NUTRIENTS  For this edition of the Nutrition Evidence Alert, we bring you some of the latest science that has hit peer-reviewed journals in the last few weeks. With so much going on in the field… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database – Improved Outcomes for Ovarian Cancer Patients Who Accompany Chemotherapy and Surgery with Nutritional Interventions
24 September 2019

Nutrition Evidence Database – Improved Outcomes for Ovarian Cancer Patients Who Accompany Chemotherapy and Surgery with Nutritional Interventions A new 2019 systematic review reports improved clinical outcomes for OVARIAN CANCER patients who focus on nutritional interventions during chemotherapy or before… Read More >


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