Health Features

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

Does a vegan diet alleviate the agony of rheumatoid arthritis? And even more controversially, does an animal-based diet promote this painful disease? Juliet Gellatley BSc, Dip CNM, founder of Viva! and nutritional therapist investigates and shares a fascinating case study
Farting! For such a ubiquitous activity, it's amazing how taboo it is. But should it be so? And are beans – a staple of a good vegan diet - really the villains of the piece?
Goats’ milk is promoted as the angelic answer to those who want a healthier, more animal friendly alternative to cows’ milk. Juliet Gellatley (Viva! and Revive Nutrition founder & director), delves into this rapidly growing industry to unearth the truth.
Sixty to 70 per cent of British women experience menopausal symptoms, with many feeling unable to tell their partners. Juliet Gellatley, founder & director of Viva! and nutritional therapist says don’t suffer in silence, seek help. She explores what eases menopausal symptoms safely and asks does a vegan diet help? Do ‘natural’ supplements work – Juliet shows what science reveals. And controversial HRT – is the hype on its lack of safety fair?
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?
Dr Justine Butler explains why fish oils are not the best choice
It’s ubiquitous and sold as the next best thing to mother’s love and apple pie. But just what’s in your daily pinta? Dr Justine Butler investigates
Old age shouldn’t mean ill heath! Simple lifestyle changes can improve your chances of a long and healthy life, as nutritionist Amanda Woodvine explains as she shows you how to…
Obesity is spiralling out of control and spreading across the globe. VVF nutritionist Amanda Woodvine explains why in her Globesity report and outlines what you can do to lose weight perfectly, painlessly and permanently.

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