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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

BANT recommends ‘extraordinary measure’ of Vitamin C and Vitamin D supplementation
20 October 2020

BANT recommends ‘extraordinary measure’ of Vitamin C and Vitamin D supplementation for all adults as part of a wider prevention strategy for COVID-19. With the apparent second wave of COVID-19 worsening, BANT recommends all adults supplement 1000mg of Vitamin C… Read More >


Excluding nutrition from mainstream healthcare has contributed to the catastrophic impact of SARS-CoV-2.
14 October 2020

  For too long nutrition has been dismissed by mainstream healthcare, despite clear evidence that diet and lifestyle choices either contribute to health or increased risk factors for chronic disease. The rising obesity epidemic is proof alone that a more… Read More >


Compelling Evidence on Vitamin D status & severity of COVID-19 symptoms
13 October 2020

Compelling Evidence on Vitamin D status and severity of COVID-19 symptoms prompt MP David Davis to speak out   “A cheap way of tackling COVID-19 is being ignored” warns British MP and former cabinet minister David Davis in the face… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Alert – September 2020
19 September 2020

As the mornings get cooler and the news is full of predictions of a second wave of Coronavirus, many Nutrition Practitioners are wondering what role the nutrition profession will play in supporting recovery from this health crisis. Nutrition Evidence is here… Read More >


“We ignore obesity at our peril” tough words from the president of the EU Association for the Study of Obesity
8 September 2020

“We ignore obesity at our peril” was the comment made by Professor Jason Halford (1) on publication of a British study using data from 550,000 British patients. BANT wholeheartedly agrees with his comments and has continuously campaigned on this issue… Read More >


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