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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 >


BANT Congratulates David Davis on Reclaiming His Health
18 September 2019

David Davis announced this week, through the Daily Mail, that he had lost 25lbs, improved his non-alcoholic fatty liver disease profile and reduced his risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes by following his own version of a lower-carbohydrate diet. The… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database – Spice up your Life!
17 September 2019

Daily intake of SPICES at culinary levels results in significant positive changes to the composition of the gut bacterial profile, a small, new, high-quality study shows. This paper has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a… Read More >


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 >


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