AFN are a registered charity that holds the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists (UKVRN).
Their purpose is to protect and benefit the public by defining and advancing standards of evidence-based practice across the field of nutrition and at all levels within the workforce.
The main charitable objectives of the AFN are:
· 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.
Read more about the AFN on their website.