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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 Database – Call for Vitamin D Status to be Checked in Ulcerative Colitis Patients
26 June 2019

Leading researchers in a new study call for all patients with ULCERATIVE COLITIS to be tested for their VITAMIN D status and to have their levels optimised if required.  Disease activity was reduced and quality of life increased in Vitamin… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence – Probiotics Taken When Stressed Can Buffer Cognition Effects
19 June 2019

Do you feel that your emotional control and your memory is affected during STRESSFUL periods?  A small study shows that taking a PROBIOTIC supplement during times of stress can help buffer the effects on cognition. This paper has been BANT… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database – Vitamin D Supplementation Pregnancy Benefits
12 June 2019

A new systematic review on Nutrition Evidence looks at VITAMIN D supplementation and PREGNANCY outcomes.  The findings suggest that Vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy can have positive benefits for birth weight, baby length and head circumference.  Whilst study quality was… Read More >


BANT Welcomes Professor Tim Spector et al., Study, Predict 1
11 June 2019

BANT (British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine) welcomes the initial findings from the Predict 1 Study that individualised nutrition and lifestyle recommendations are key to human health. BANT members have been working with their clients offering personalised recommendations for… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence – Gluten Sensitivity Association with Co-ordination, Balance and Speech Difficulties
4 June 2019

A review finds an association between difficulties with coordination, balance and speech and/or peripheral nerve damage of unknown origin and gluten sensitivity. The study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a full plain language summary… Read More >


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