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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 – Significant Benefits for Children and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder with Comprehensive Nutritional Approach
14 January 2020

A one-year trial showed significant benefits of a comprehensive nutritional regime, including EXCLUSION DIET and NUTRIENT SUPPLEMENTATION, in children and adults with autism spectrum disorder. This study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a full… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database – Calorie Restriction and Multiple Sclerosis
1 January 2020

Both daily and intermittent CALORIE RESTRICTION benefits patients with MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS in terms of WEIGHT LOSS and EMOTIONAL WELLBEING.  However, compliance was better with daily rather than with intermittent calorie restriction. This study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database – Time Restricted Eating Improves Metabolism in Pre-Diabetic Men
24 December 2019

This trial shows that eating only during a 6-hour time window in the first half of the day, referred to as TIME RESTRICTED EATING, improves METABOLISM in PRE-DIABETIC MEN, independent of weight loss and total calorie intake. This study has… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database – Fasting, multiple sclerosis and the microbiome
18 December 2019

INTERMITTENT FASTING has been shown to be a promising approach for patients with MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS in both an animal and a human clinical trial and appears to work via modulation of the MICROBIOME. This study has been BANT enhanced on… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Alert – Research Highlights – December 2019
10 December 2019

NUTRITION EVIDENCE ALERT SENT IN COLLABORATION WITH NUTRIENTS    Fasting – the practice of restricting or eliminating food for a specific period of time – has a long and interesting history.  Rooted in ancient religious and cultural practices, it has seen a… Read More >


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