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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 >


BANT Raises Concerns about Highly Selective Criteria in Draft SACN Report ‘Lower carbohydrate diets for adults with type 2 diabetes’
30 June 2020

The country may be focused on the COVID-19 pandemic but as BANT members know, another epidemic of growing proportions is afflicting the nation, Type 2 Diabetes (TD2).  BANT was initially delighted to be informed that SACN was reviewing its recommendations… Read More >


BANT Welcomes Boris’ ‘Damascene’ Moment Leading to a Focus on Obesity and Fitness
29 June 2020

BANT has campaigned long and hard for the Government and policy makers to put improving the nation’s health at the centre of their health manifesto and welcomes the Prime Minister’s acknowledgement that his own recent health crisis has made him… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Study – Diet and COVID-19
24 June 2020

This opinion piece discusses the importance of DIET to support GENERAL HEALTH and the IMMUNE SYSTEM in particular, to minimise the impact of COVID-10. Possible long-term impacts are also considered. This study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE… Read More >


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