Viva!Health

Health in the Media

An enormous study of 128.9 million people revealed that the global number of overweight and obese...
The story refers to an unnamed psychologist who thinks that ‘clean eating’ can have a devastating...
An ‘expert’ has warned that vegan men could lose their hair faster than meat-eaters because of the...

Health features

Our cells - every single cell in your body – run on carbs. Your body breaks down carbohydrates into glucose and other molecules and it’s glucose that is used as cell fuel. But that’s not an... more
Firstly, let's have a proper look at what any milk actually is - a very watery liquid, around 90 per cent is always water. Therefore, any amount of nutrients it containsis more or less dilutedand any... more
Healthy eating lowers blood pressure
What’s the number one risk factor for death in the world?
Here’s a fun party icebreaker! What’s the number one risk factor for death in the world? I’ll guarantee that almost no one gets the right... more
Heart disease and women
If you think heart attacks affect only the elderly, think again as its victims are becoming ever younger. Shockingly, it is young women who are now putting themselves at a... more
The basics
Protein, carbohydrates and fat are all essential constituents of the human diet, along with vitamins and minerals. Proteins are made up of building blocks called amino acids, some of which... more
The truth is, cheese addiction is real and once you break free from it, the cravings stop. What makes cheese so addictive is the extremely high concentration of the milk protein casein that, when... more