Association For Nutrition

Association For Nutrition

Charity information

Association For Nutrition

The Association for Nutrition (AfN) is a registered charity and independent regulator, holding the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists (UKVRN). We define and advance standards of evidence-based practice across the field of nutrition and at all levels within the workforce, so as to protect and benefit the public.

Founded 2010

  • Mission statement

    Association for Nutrition (AfN) defines and advances standards of evidence-based practice across the field of nutrition and at all levels within the workforce. We protect and benefit the public by:

    Championing Registered Nutritionists (RNutr), whose entry onto the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists (UKVRN) is an assurance that they meet our rigorous standards of competence and professionalism.
    Recognising high quality, relevant nutrition training through our Programme Accreditation, CPD Endorsement and Certification schemes.
    Raising our profile to protect the public and raise demand for, and recognition of, the contribution of Registered Nutritionists and the wider workforce in nutrition.

    Our Vision

    Nutritional health of all through evidence-based nutrition practice.

    Our Values

    A trusted, capable and transparent regulator protecting the public with integrity and professionalism.

  • Aims

    Association For Nutrition aims to:

    • To promote the health of the public by the promotion and maintenance of high standards of practice among and the regulation of nutritionists
    • To advance the study and practice of nutritional science and medicine
    • To advance the education of the public and to promote research for the public benefit in the field of nutrition, health and allied subjects
  • Overview

    Established: June 2010

    Registered Charity Number: 1136624

    Board members: 36

    Full time staff: 2

    Part time staff: 5

    Volunteers: 100

    Phone number: 02072918388

    Address: Association for Nutrition W1B 1LY

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