Health Features

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

If you’ve been having trouble getting pregnant, forget about oysters and champagne; the best fertility foods are fresh fruit, vegetables, wholegrains, healthy fats and plant protein.  
No other plant food divides opinion like soya – some champion its health and nutritional benefits, others say it should be avoided at all costs. Why are there so many scare-stories surrounding this humble bean and is there any truth to them?
No other plant seems to divide opinions like soya. Whilst some consider it a healthy and amazingly versatile crop, others warn against adverse effects and avoid it at all costs. So why are there so many myths surrounding soya and where do they come from?
A healthy vegan diet before and during pregnancy helps you have a vivacious and robust baby! Want some proof – see the gorgeous photos of four former Viva! staff, now mums of beautiful, strong vegan kiddies. By Juliet Gellatley, founder & director of Viva!, nutritional therapist and mum of twin sons