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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 Alert – Mental Health and Disordered Eating
25 August 2019

YOUR NUTRITION EVIDENCE ALERT SENT IN COLLABORATION WITH NUTRIENTS In January of this year, the NHS launched their long-term plan that attempts to close the gap between physical and mental health. This includes greater financial investment and more comprehensive care that integrates… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database – Better Musculo-Skeletal Health Associated with Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity in Middle-Aged Women
20 August 2019

New analysis shows that MODERATE TO VIGOROUS physical activity in middle-aged women is associated with better MUSCULO-SKELETAL health, when compared to light physical activity.  All BANT registered Nutrition Practitioners will review your exercise programme as part of a routine nutrition… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database – Probiotic Strain, Lactobacilluscasei, Reduces Severity and Duration of Diarrhoea Symptoms in Children Under 6
13 August 2019

Researchers find that the use of PROBIOTIC STRAIN Lactobacilluscasei (rhamnosus variety) for acute DIARRHOEA in children age 6 months to 6 years, is effective at reducing severity and duration of symptoms. The study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRTION… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database – Study Shows Reishi Mushroom Extract May Improve Symptoms of Fibromyalgia
6 August 2019

A new double-blind randomised controlled trial concludes that REISHI MUSHROOM EXTRACT may improve flexibility, strength and endurance in patients with FIBROMYALGIA. This study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a full plain language summary to… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database – Mushroom Based Extract Has Beneficial Effects on Immune System of Bone Marrow Cancer Patients
31 July 2019

A new randomised double blind controlled trial shows that a MUSHROOM-BASED EXTRACT has beneficial effects on the immune system in patients with bone marrow cancer. This paper has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a full… Read More >


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