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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...

Getting enough sleep is vital for our overall health. It can reduce the risk of many common diseases, keep the brain and digestive system healthy and boost the immune system. However, around a third of us are falling short – so what can you do to get a better night’s sleep? Can any foods offer help? 
It is claimed that honey can prevent, treat and cure all manner of ailments to from acne to worms! But how much is true and how much is just hype?
Let’s face it, we all know we could eat healthier but we also want to be able to treat ourselves every now and then. A vegan diet gives you the maximum damage limitation – you can still have cakes, chocolate and creamy sauces but they’re all much better for you than their animal-based counterparts.
Our pace of life has changed beyond recognition over the last century and many of us have difficulty keeping up! Take a long weekend away and you return to 300 emails. Walk with your kids in the park and your mobile rings and texts beckon. You’re always accessible and expected to respond immediately