Viva!Health

Health in the Media

In ‘The unhealthy truth about non-dairy milk’ all kinds of disparaging and inaccurate comments...
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is causing an increasing number of deaths every year. Lord...
Dillon mentions cashew cheese and beetroot burgers – a bit upmarket for junk food! Cashews are...

Health features

The most common mistake is someone pointing at their little canine teeth and saying: “What are these for, then?” I seriously doubt they would or could snatch up a rabbit and tear into the flesh with...
In 1945, Alexander Fleming, who discovered penicillin, warned of the danger of over-reliance on antibiotics and the threat of bacteria developing resistance. Now, 74 years later, his fears have been...
Lactose Intolerance
After returning from the Beagle expedition in 1836, Charles Darwin wrote: “I have had a bad spell. Vomiting every day for eleven days, and some days after every meal”.
Darwin...
“My body was telling me to eat meat!” is another of those old chestnuts. No it wasn’t, it was just a misguided notion that meat contains something missing from plant ...
Vole pups born in the winter come out growing thicker coats. Vole mothers are able to communicate the season to their babies in utero and tell them to put a coat on even before they’re born. We’re no...
Free radical damage
To understand the benefit of antioxidants, we first have to understand the damaging effects of harmful molecules called free radicals that seem hell-bent on wreaking havoc in your...
Why do we need it?
Vitamin B3 helps to release energy from the foods we eat, is essential for many basic reactions in the body and helps to maintain the nervous system and keep our skin healthy.
How...