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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 >


BANT Supports the NFU’s Petition to Protect Food Standards
17 June 2020

BANT has continuously called out for a different approach to the UK’s health with a focus on how diet and lifestyle can influence health and promotion by Government Agencies of the consumption of healthy ingredients and foods that are not… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Study – Nutrition to reduce COVID-19 risk 
9 June 2020

Underlying health conditions, like diabetes and hypertension, significantly increase the risk of severity of COVID-19.  This study discusses potential preventative NUTRITIONAL STRATEGIES. This study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a full plain language summary… Read More >


CNHC – Advice Following Relaxation of UK Confinement Measures in Relation to Face-to-Face Nutritional Therapy Consultations
5 June 2020

The British Government has started to relax the COVID-19 confinement rules and this means that face-to-face consultations can now take place once more with right protective measures in place. BANT is aware that slightly different guidance is being issued in… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Study – Fat Tissue may Increase Risk in COVID-19
2 June 2020

Fat tissue itself, rather than associated conditions like diabetes or high blood pressure, may be to blame for the increased risk of complications and death from COVID-19 in people with OBESITY.  Possible molecular mechanisms explained in this study.  This study has been BANT… Read More >


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