You’ve likely heard a lot of mention of the gut microbiome over the past couple of years in relation to health and disease. However, you may be less aware of the fact that we have multiple microbiomes which include the oral microbiome, skin microbiome, and in females, the vaginal microbiome. Together, the microorganisms which inhabit these microbiomes perform a host of functions which support both the local environment for example, the mouth in the case of the oral microbiome, as well as wider systemic health – meaning affecting the whole......
Journalists and the media
The British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT) offers journalists and broadcast media access to science-based nutrition information and comments on current nutrition issues. During office hours (9am – 3pm, Monday to Friday) our communications manager, an MSc Registered Nutritional Therapy Practitioner will be available via email to provide expert comments, quotes and analysis, discuss story ideas, and deal with enquiries regarding press, TV or radio interviews, and can refer enquiries to the relevant expert within the field.
BANT hosts an open-access Nutrition Evidence Database (NED) providing healthcare professionals and journalists the latest nutrition research. Our scientific editorial board and expert reviewers are all available for comment, alongside over 3500 BANT Nutrition Practitioners throughout the UK.