Nutrition News

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

Vegan runners going for gold

Growing numbers of athletes are going vegan to improve their performance. This study compared the micronutrient status of meat-eating,...

How much do health professionals really know about nutrition? 

Not much it seems... In this study 400 health professionals were interviewed and it was found that 80...

The Italian Society of Human Nutrition published their position paper and it’s good news

With the rapidly growing popularity of plant-based diets, more and more scientists...

A new review of evidence shows how fantastic plant foods are for your heart

A team of esteemed researchers looked at available scientific evidence about certain types of...

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...

At the end of last year, results of a study looking into the nutrient intake of Danish vegans were published. The study analysed the diets of 70 adult vegans and compared them with the dietary...

Based on a study following 198 patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD), a low-fat, wholesome vegan diet can literally save your life. Of the 198 patients with CVD, 177 adhered to the diet...

Eating plenty of plant compounds called flavonoids can help prevent type 2 diabetes, according to new research published in The Journal of Nutrition. A study of almost 2,000 people found...

A study of almost 72,000 people and their diets has brought very reassuring results. It examined the nutrient intake of people who belonged to one of these groups: non-vegetarian, semi-vegetarian...

One of the most annoying and most repeated myths about plant-based diets is: ‘If you don’t eat meat, you won’t get enough iron and you’ll become anaemic!’ A new study confirmed that vegetarians...

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