Student News Bulletin

It’s coming up to the end of term time so many of us will have a lot of assignments and/or exams. So, this will be a short and sweet bulletin focusing on one future event and one from the recent past, and finishing off with an Easter treat.

IHCAN Conference on ‘Inflammation and Antioxidants’ 

The upcoming IHCAN Conference (formerly CAM Conference), ‘Inflammation and Antioxidants’ is taking place on 22 April 2017 at Cavendish Conference Centre, London.

Two world-renowned experts will take the stage throughout the day – Dr Thomas Levy, MD, JD, and Professor Stig Bengmark, MD, PhD.  Dr Levy will present ‘The Cause of All Disease: A Unified Theory’ and ‘Vitamin C and Infection: The Ultimate Antibiotic’, while Professor Bengmark will present ‘Choosing Health – Honour your intestinal microflora, so that you may live long’ Parts I & II.

The conference will be accredited 4.5 CPD hours from BANT, and all attendees will receive a goody bag and a free, three course gluten-free buffet lunch, as well as refreshments throughout the day.

To find out more and book head to


Making the most of your BANT Student Membership 

Did you miss last week’s webinar? Catherine Pohl and Barbara Powell ­ presented the webinar ‘Making the most of your BANT Student Membership’ which provided information to understand and give information about what BANT is doing for students, how to get the most out of your student membership and to feel connected to the profession from the commencement of your studies. BANT student membership includes a wide variety of benefits, from access to Local Networks which provide networking and knowledge sharing opportunity’s with practitioners and students in your area, to Regional Branch Meetings, as well as access to the BANT Professional Practice Handbook in support of your clinical studies. In addition, there are discounts from a whole host of providers. To find out what BANT is doing for students, how to benefit from your membership, and to watch the recording, click here.

Almond Rocky Roads, from Naturally Sassy

Easter is coming so if you feel the need to indulge in something healthy that tastes naughty, this could be the trick. It’s packed full of almonds that are chock full of the antioxidant vitamin E.


2 cups Medjool dates

2 cups almonds

3/4 cup almond butter

3/4 cup coconut oil

1 cup cacao powder

1 cup sultanas

6 oatcakes (dry oat biscuits)


1)  Pitt the dates and add them them to a saucepan with 1/4 cup of water, bring to the boil and reduce to a simmer for 3-5 minutes until the dates are soft. Drain the water and add the dates into the blender.

2)  Melt the coconut oil and add it to the blender with the almond butter and cacao. Blend up until a smooth mixture. Pour out of the blender into a mixing bowl and let it cool.

3)  Add the whole almonds and sultanas to the bowl and stir into the chocolate mix.

4)  Break up the oatcakes into thumb nail sized pieces and add to the mixing bowl.

5)  Give the mix a really good stir, and pour into a brownie tin.

6)  Place in the freezer for 60 minutes until totally hard and crunchy, and store in the fridge.

7)  Slice, serve and enjoy

From Naturally Sassy, enjoy the YouTube demonstration here

Don’t go yet – if you’ve got any recipes, reviews, book recommendations or comments, or there’s something you’d like to see, please send it to [email protected], or post in our LinkedIn page here

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