Viva!Health

Health in the Media

If the ads were to be honest, they’d show cows used and abused as mere production units, list the...
You may remember that Viva!Health complained to the Advertising Standards Authority about the Love...
The brand, called Camelicious, is owned by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president...

Health features

Some time ago I watched a programme about the different types of diets people follow. There was a banker who saw himself as a modern day hunter-gatherer in the city. He explained how he followed a... more
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 contains is more or less diluted and... 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