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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 >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Paper – Highest Total Fibre Relates to Reduced Ovarian Cancer Risk
28 May 2019

More reasons to eat your VEGETABLES!  A paper summarising the findings of 13 studies concludes that women with the highest TOTAL FIBRE intake have a 22% reduced risk of developing OVARIAN cancer compared to those with the lowest fibre intake.… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database – Eating Alone Reduces Diet Quality Versus Eating in Company
21 May 2019

Invite your friends over for dinner!  A study shows that eating alone significantly reduces diet quality compared to eating in company.  It is not just about making the right food choices, but setting up the right environment as well. This… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database – Mediterranean Style Diet Associated with Improved Physical Performance in the Elderly with Type 2 Diabetes
14 May 2019

Eating a Mediterranean style diet is associated with improved physical performance in elderly patients with Type 2 diabetes, a new study shows. This paper has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a full plain language summary… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database – Variety Important to Encourage Vegetable Consumption in Pre-School Children
1 May 2019

VARIETY is important to encourage VEGETABLE consumption in pre-school children, a new study shows. The study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a full plain language summary to allow quick and easy access to the… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Alert – Dietary Diversity and Health Outcomes in Collaboration with the Journal ‘Nutrients’
15 April 2019

NUTRITION EVIDENCE ALERT SENT IN COLLABORATION WITH NUTRIENTS  “Variety’s the very spice of life, that gives it all its flavour” said English poet William Cowper in 1785. Fast-forward 234 years and, although in a different context, that quote is still as current as is relevant.… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Paper – Spices and Heart Health
9 April 2019

Can consuming SPICES have an impact on your heart health? Authors of a review study conclude that CINNAMON consumption showed blood pressure lowering effects in patients with Type 2 diabetes and suggest that spice consumption in general should be encouraged.  Time… Read More >


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