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Sun, 17 January 2021

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British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT)

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British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine 27 Old Gloucester Street London WC1N 3XX

Personalised Nutrition

Nutritional therapy is the application of nutrition and lifestyle medicine sciences in the promotion of health, peak performance and individual care.

Registered Nutritional Therapy Practitioners assess and identify potential nutritional imbalances and understand how these may contribute to an individual’s symptoms and health concerns.

Practitioners consider each individual to be unique and recommend personalised nutrition and lifestyle programmes rather than a ‘one size fits all’ approach.

Personalised nutrition is tailored specifically for you, taking into account your health journey, your health goals and dietary preferences. The practitioner may use functional tests to inform the recommendations that are based on your unique biological individuality.

Personalised nutrition consultations are relevant for individuals with chronic conditions, such as diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease, and osteoporosis; anyone with persistent digestive issues or those wishing to support an autoimmune condition, as well as those looking to enhance their health and wellbeing. Recommendations are not a replacement for medical advice; practitioners frequently work alongside medical professionals to support individuals’ wellbeing.

Personalised nutrition is a field that leverages human individuality to drive nutrition strategies that prevent, manage, and treat disease and optimise health… 

Bush, Blumberg, El-Sohemy, Minich, Ordovas, Reed, Behm, 2019

 

 

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