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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 Guidance Regarding COVID-19
1 April 2020

Multiple articles from a myriad of sources are being published almost hourly on how to protect your health from the COVID-19 pandemic. BANT would like to take this opportunity to remind people that there is no scientific evidence currently regarding… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Study – Lifestyle matters!
31 March 2020

Healthy lifestyle, based on diet, physical activity, smoking status, alcohol consumption and body fat, reduces the risk of developing breast cancer in post-menopausal women. This study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a full plain… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database – SIBO – a possible cause of digestive issues in children
10 March 2020

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) can cause digestive symptoms in children.  This in-depth review evaluates current knowledge in this area and suggests that a combination of ANTIBIOTICS and PROBIOTICS may be the best treatment option. This study has been BANT… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database: Herbal help for osteoarthritis
3 March 2020

Four months of taking a BOSWELLIA SERRATA (Indian frankincense) supplement led to a significant improvement in OSTEOARTHRITIS of the knees in a double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial. This study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database – Enhanced Study – A berry smoothie a day…
25 February 2020

This placebo-controlled study showed that a berry smoothie rich in flavonoids can improve cognitive function in young adults. This study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a full plain language summary to allow quick and… Read More >


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