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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 >


Nutrition Evidence Database Alert – Low Carbohydrate Diets – What the Evidence Says
23 July 2019

YOUR NUTRITION EVIDENCE ALERT SENT IN COLLABORATION WITH NUTRIENTS The low-carb diet debate continues and remains controversial in nutrition and medical circles. However, the scientific evidence base is building in relation to the therapeutic potential of low-carbohydrate and ketogenic diets for a number… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database – Raised Ferritin Levels (Iron) Reduced with Correcting Vitamin D Deficiency
23 July 2019

A new study shows that correcting a deficiency in VITAMIN D is associated with a reduction in IRON levels (Ferritin – the body’s stored iron), which is frequently raised during inflammation. The study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database – 6mg of Caffeine May Maximise High Muscle Power Physical Performance
16 July 2019

A new study shows that taking 6mg of CAFFEINE may be used to maximise physical performance involving high demands on muscle power. The study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRTION EVIDENCE database to provide a full plain language summary… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database – Poor Sleep Affects Food Choices
9 July 2019

A new study shows that a poor night of SLEEP affects our food choices.  We are hungrier, eat bigger portions, experience food cravings, and tend to reward ourselves with sweet treats.  All BANT registered Nutrition Practitioners will review your sleep… Read More >


BANT Cautions Against Dropping Policies that Support Reduced Consumption of Ultra-Processed Foods
3 July 2019

Ultra-processed foods and drinks (UPFD) are constantly in the media nowadays. A series of recent scientific studies have highlighted how bad they are for human health and we at BANT repeatedly recommend that this category of foods and drinks is… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database – Yerba Mate Tea Demonstrates Protective Effects Against Hardening of the Arteries
2 July 2019

YERBA MATE, a popular tea drunk in south and central America, demonstrates protective effects against hardening and thickening of the arteries, in a scientific study. The study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a full… Read More >


BANT Unsurprised By ‘From Cradle to Grave’ Marketing Strategies Found by Public Health England’s ‘Commercial Infant and Baby Food and Drink: Evidence Review’
27 June 2019

BANT (British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine) is shocked but unsurprised that Public Health England’s (PHE) ‘Commercial Infant and Baby Food and Drink: Evidence Review’found that food manufacturers of ultra-processed foods and drinks (UPFDs) are aggressively targeting the infant… Read More >


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 >


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