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

Study evaluating the environmental impact of tofu brought great news!

With a growing global population, it is essential that we make our food production systems as...

Plant-based diets can be potent in preventing prostate cancer

Genetic factors can play an important role in prostate cancer but lifestyle and diet choices are crucial –...

New study shows how a healthy vegan diet can cut your risk of type 2 diabetes in half

This was the first study to distinguish not just between animal and plant-based diets...

The US Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics issued a glowing position statement on vegan diets

The statement says: “It is the position of the Academy of Nutrition and...

A large analysis of hundreds of studies set out to look at the health effects of many food groups and has confirmed that plant foods are more protective than animal foods against chronic diseases...

An extensive analysis of studies that looked at pulse consumption (beans, lentils, soya, chickpeas, peas) and the risk of colorectal cancer showed interesting results. People who eat more...

Early onset of menarche (the first period) may negatively influence the future health of women – in particular, it has been linked to an increased risk of hormone-related cancers such as ovarian...

The results of a long-term (over 13 years) study of nearly 50,000 women of all ethnicities revealed that regular intake of plant substances called isoflavones can significantly reduce the risk of...

To establish whether soya is definitely safe for women with breast cancer, almost 10,000 women were followed for several years and their diets analysed. To examine the possibility of cultural and...

A refreshingly original long-term study of several hundred elderly women found that a daily intake of pulses and soya products was associated with a significantly reduced risk of functional...

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