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Nutrition Evidence Database – Low Calorie Keto Diet for Obese Patients
19 February 2019

Researchers conclude that a very low calorie KETOGENIC diet is a suitable and valuable treatment option for obese patients, improving food and alcohol cravings, exercise levels, sleep quality, sexual function and quality of life. This trial has been BANT enhanced… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence : Protein Levels, Weight Loss and Waist Circumference
14 February 2019

How much protein should you eat as part of a weight loss strategy? A small scientific study finds that the PROTEIN levels in a dietary weight loss plan did NOT affect WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE.  Study authors call for INDIVIDULAISED macronutrient intakes for successful… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database – Protein Portions as Part of Weight-Loss Strategy
7 February 2019

How much protein should you eat as part of a weight loss strategy? A small scientific study finds that the PROTEIN levels in a dietary weight loss plan did NOT affect WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE.  Study authors call for INDIVIDUALISED macronutrient intakes for… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Alert – Nutrition and Neurodevelopment
31 January 2019

Did you know that you can get a lot more out of Nutrition Evidence? Really? How? By registering your details and opening a free account. It literally takes 30 seconds and it will give you access to some great upcoming features. Register here: … Read More >


Nutrition Evidence – Do Nutrition Labels Influence Healthier Food Purchases?
29 January 2019

Do NUTRITION LABELS influence HEALTHIER FOOD purchases?  A new analysis of food label viewing behaviour shows that consumers look at around 1/5 of purchased products labels, focusing mainly on convenience foods, breads and oils. The study has been BANT enhanced… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence – Very Low Energy Diets Found Acceptable in Motivated Type 2 Diabetes Patients
22 January 2019

Very LOW-ENERGY diets leading to significant weight loss are found to be acceptable and feasible in motivated patients with Type 2 DIABETES, a new small study finds. The study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide… Read More >


BANT Cautiously Welcomes EAT-Lancet Commission On Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems but has Reservations
17 January 2019

BANT (British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine) was interested to read ‘Our Food in the Anthropocene: Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems’, by The EAT-Lancet Commission. Whilst BANT fully supports considerations that contribute to the urgent environmental debate, it… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Paper – Can a LOW GI diet impact on MIGRAINES?
15 January 2019

A new RCT finds that a low GI diet can be an effective and reliable method to reduce migraine attacks, as effective as standard treatment with pharmaceuticals. This trial has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Paper – Increased Protein and Moderate Calorie Restriction Effective in Reducing Insulin Resistance
10 January 2019

A small study finds that increased PROTEIN consumption with moderate calorie restriction was 140% more effective for reducing INSULIN RESISTANCE compared to a conventional, calorie-matched diet. This paper has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a… Read More >


BANT’S Thought’s Re: Type 2 Diabetes: NHS to Offer 800-Calorie Diet Treatment
30 November 2018

Following press reports of NHS England offering Diabetic patients an 800-calorie diet to reverse Type 2 Diabetes, BANT (British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine) would like to comment. Following a trial last year, which helped half of participants living… Read More >


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