The British Naturopath Association: Is the professional body of Naturopaths in the UK. It provides information on naturopathy including history & education. It is also responsible for publishing the British Naturopathic Journal. Ireland’s leading holistic website provides listings of practitioners, therapists & teachers of complementary medicine   NTOI (Nutritional Therapists of Ireland) is the professional association supporting qualified Nutritional Therapists in Ireland which shares a common code of ethics and practice with the British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT). The British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT) is the professional body for Registered Nutritional Therapists. 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 Nutritional Therapist Functional Medicine addresses the underlying causes of disease, using a systems-oriented approach and engaging both patient and practitioner in a therapeutic partnership. It is an evolution in the practice of medicine that better addresses the healthcare needs of the 21st century.