Nutrition News

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

Walnuts can help improve the balance of fats in the blood according to new research in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. In this study, 87 people with normal to moderately high...

Eating a handful of walnuts everyday could help control type 2 diabetes according to new research from Australia. Fifty overweight adults with diabetes (who treated their condition without insulin...

A traditional Mediterranean diet with a daily serving of mixed nuts may help manage a range of risk factors linked to heart disease. A Spanish study of over 1,000 older adults found that a...

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A major review in the Journal of Nutrition reveals how nuts are a healthy, nutritious food offering many health benefits. They are an excellent...

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People who eat omega-3 fatty acids may have a lower risk of Alzheimer’s later in life say researchers from Aberdeen University. 120 over-64s were given written...

Brazil nuts are a rich source of selenium but until now no studies have investigated how available this mineral is for us to use (bioavailability). Researchers from the University of Otago in...

Previous studies show how nuts can reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) such as coronary heart disease and stroke. A new study shows how patients with high cholesterol levels, given...

Snacking on walnuts may protect against heart disease. Spanish scientists have shown that walnuts can protect against the hardening of the arteries that occurs when you eat fatty foods.  Fat...

Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant, protecting cells from the damage caused by free radicals. A new study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association confirms that...

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