Health Features

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

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.
The Vegetarian & Vegan Foundation's senior health campaigner, Amanda Woodvine, explains why the world just keeps on getting fatter...
Confusion about caffeinated drinks is rife! Veronika Charvatova, Health Campaigner, Vegetarian & Vegan Foundation, shuns the sensationalism and charts a path through the caffeine labyrinth.
If strength, stamina and muscles are your priority then veggie is the way to go, says Dr Justine Butler.
Is organic dairy milk the healthy option or are we being sold down the river?
Soya foods may confer many health benefits, including protection against heart disease, diabetes, menopausal symptoms, osteoporosis, breast cancer and prostate cancer, they may even improve cognitive function. However, not all reports are favourable; some suggest that soya foods can alter sexual development and disrupt fertility. The result is confusion; this article reviews the latest research and sets the record straight.
White meat is the healthy choice, we’re told. No it isn’t, says senior nutritionist Amanda Woodvine, as she explodes the chicken myth.

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