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Viva!Health unravels the most recent scientific research and makes it easy to understand. Here we update you on the latest findings...

The idea that we are suited to a hunter-gatherer diet, rich in meat and fish with no grains or pulses, is flawed on a number of levels. Viva!Health's Dr Justine Butler investigates... 
Public Health England has just published new dietary advice recommending people halve their dairy intake and eat less meat, replacing it with beans and pulses! This is NOT an April Fools’ joke – it’s for real! 
Viva!Health has launched a government petition to get red and processed meat products to carry a health warning label ‘may cause cancer’. HELP us get the government to take action - sign now!
Jamie Oliver has forced Turkey Twizzlers off the school menu – a junk food made up of fat, salt, fillers and about 34 per cent turkey slurry. If you’re contemplating tucking into a Christmas turkey, Amanda Woodvine (BSc Nutrition) asks a disturbing question – is it just another junk food?
White meat is the healthy choice, we’re told. No it isn’t, says senior nutritionist Amanda Woodvine, as she explodes the chicken myth.