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Nutrition Evidence Alert – September 2020
19 September 2020

As the mornings get cooler and the news is full of predictions of a second wave of Coronavirus, many Nutrition Practitioners are wondering what role the nutrition profession will play in supporting recovery from this health crisis. Nutrition Evidence is here… Read More >


“We ignore obesity at our peril” tough words from the president of the EU Association for the Study of Obesity
8 September 2020

“We ignore obesity at our peril” was the comment made by Professor Jason Halford (1) on publication of a British study using data from 550,000 British patients. BANT wholeheartedly agrees with his comments and has continuously campaigned on this issue… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Study – Food Allergies in the Elderly
12 August 2020

FOOD ALLERGIES are becoming more common in the ELDERLY.  This article discusses a number of underlying mechanisms for this observation. This study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a full plain language summary to allow… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Study – Cinnamon and Metabolic Syndrome
5 August 2020

This clinical trial found that 3g of CINNAMON for 16 weeks improved blood glucose control, body composition, body mass index, lipid profile and blood pressure in Asian Indian individuals with METABOLIC SYNDROME. This study has been BANT enhanced on the… Read More >


BANT Baffled by Contrary Government Initiatives: The ‘Better Health’ Campaign Versus ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ Scheme
3 August 2020

BANT (British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine) was pleased to announce its support for the recently announced Governmental obesity campaign, ‘Better Health’. The launch of the Government’s ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ with inclusion of ultra-processed food and drink… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Study – Plant Compounds for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction
28 July 2020

This clinical trial showed that FERULIC ACID, an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compound found in many plant foods, can improve several CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS within just six weeks in people with elevated blood lipids. This study has been BANT enhanced on… Read More >


BANT Supports the ‘Better Health’ Campaign but Cautions Against the ‘One-Size-Fits-All’ Approach
27 July 2020

BANT (British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine) whole-heartedly supports any Governmental focus on improving the health of the British nation, a goal that BANT has, itself, been campaigning for over the past 20 years. The ‘Better Health’ campaign with… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Study – Probiotics for Childhood Gastroenteritis
14 July 2020

This meta-analysis showed that a specific PROBIOTIC strain, Lactobacillus reuteri DSM17938, can shorten duration of illness and hospitalisation for acute GASTROENTERITIS in young children. This study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a full plain… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Study – Anthocyanins to Reduce Inflammation
8 July 2020

This systematic review and meta-analysis found that ANTHOCYANINS, the colourful pigments in plant foods, may reduce INFLAMMATORY MARKERS, with higher doses being more effective. This study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a full plain… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Study – Coeliac Disease, Gut Bacteria and Probiotics
1 July 2020

People with COELIAC DISEASE show specific patterns in gut bacteria which can be modulated by PROBIOTICS.  A review of the evidence. This study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a full plain language summary to… Read More >


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