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The British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT) is a professional body for Registered Nutrition Practitioners. Its primary function is to assist its members in attaining the highest standards of integrity, knowledge, competence and professional practice, in order to protect the client’s interests, nutritional therapy and the Registered Nutrition Practitioners. BANT offers a wide range of benefits to student and full members and has its finger on the pulse for any changes or new developments within this dynamic profession.

See how BANT Nutrition Practitioners can help individuals to achieve improved wellbeing through nutrition and lifestyle recommendations here.

BANT Wellbeing Guidelines are evidenced-based guidelines providing information on nutrition and lifestyle measures when personalised advice is not possible. The guidelines are equally well suited as the starting point for use by Registered Nutrition Practitioners and healthcare professionals to further personalise the recommendations to their clients and patients.

Latest News

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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