Membership to the African Nutrition Society is open to anyone with a genuine interest in the science of nutrition and its application to clinical and dietetic states, developmental biology and chronic disease, animal nutrition and health, the food industry, food security, nutrition and health policy. Members are spread across many countries world wide and are growing. Our members are involved in many different occupations, from students just starting out on their nutrition education journey to senior academics or nutritionists in industry. The Nutrition Society has something to offer to all of them.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate a genuine interest in nutritional science and uphold the aims of ANS to protect, promote, advance and influence the scientific study and professional practice of nutrition in Africa. Membership is pan-African as well as international (worldwide) and not restricted by language, race, colour, creed or nationality. All registered members of ANS will have equal voting rights and access to the benefits of membership.