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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 – 6mg of Caffeine May Maximise High Muscle Power Physical Performance
16 July 2019

A new study shows that taking 6mg of CAFFEINE may be used to maximise physical performance involving high demands on muscle power. The study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRTION EVIDENCE database to provide a full plain language summary… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database – Poor Sleep Affects Food Choices
9 July 2019

A new study shows that a poor night of SLEEP affects our food choices.  We are hungrier, eat bigger portions, experience food cravings, and tend to reward ourselves with sweet treats.  All BANT registered Nutrition Practitioners will review your sleep… Read More >


BANT Cautions Against Dropping Policies that Support Reduced Consumption of Ultra-Processed Foods
3 July 2019

Ultra-processed foods and drinks (UPFD) are constantly in the media nowadays. A series of recent scientific studies have highlighted how bad they are for human health and we at BANT repeatedly recommend that this category of foods and drinks is… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database – Yerba Mate Tea Demonstrates Protective Effects Against Hardening of the Arteries
2 July 2019

YERBA MATE, a popular tea drunk in south and central America, demonstrates protective effects against hardening and thickening of the arteries, in a scientific study. The study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a full… Read More >


BANT Unsurprised By ‘From Cradle to Grave’ Marketing Strategies Found by Public Health England’s ‘Commercial Infant and Baby Food and Drink: Evidence Review’
27 June 2019

BANT (British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine) is shocked but unsurprised that Public Health England’s (PHE) ‘Commercial Infant and Baby Food and Drink: Evidence Review’found that food manufacturers of ultra-processed foods and drinks (UPFDs) are aggressively targeting the infant… Read More >


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