Nutrition News

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

Vegans have a lower risk of heart disease and stroke

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is one of the main causes of death and disability in the UK but it can be prevented with a healthy...

Red and processed meats are putting even low consumers at risk

People eating red and processed meat increase their risk of bowel cancer even if the amount they eat falls within government...

Poor diets kill more people than tobacco

In 2017, 11 million deaths around the world were related to poor diet, even more than smoking, according to this major study.

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How going meat-free can help lower your risk

The huge EPIC-Oxford study looked at the links between diet and the risk of hospitalisation or death with diabetes in over 45,000 British...

How vegetarian and vegan diets affect your gut microbiota

Gut microbiota, previously called gut flora, is the name given to the trillions of microorganisms living in your gut. They can...

Vegan diet achieves effortless weight loss and improved blood sugar control

Type 2 diabetes usually follows obesity, going through several phases – impaired blood sugar...

Plant foods are the fuel of the future for athletes and mere mortals alike

Acknowledging the many health and environmental benefits of plant-based diets, a study was...

Study discovers a component of meat is transformed into a very dangerous compound by gut bacteria

L-carnitine is a substance found mostly in red meat, smaller amounts are...

Scientific review shows vegan diets are truly the best for your heart

An extensive analysis of studies spanning 50 years and numerous countries was undertaken in order to...

Wholesome plant-based diet can considerably lower your risk of breast cancer

A one-of-a-kind review of studies on diets and breast cancer risk brought very clear-cut...

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