Nutrition News

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

According to the results of a long-term study of 15,318 participants (published in the Archives of Internal Medicine), eating fruits and vegetables high in the powerful antioxidant alpha-carotene...

It is well-known that tea is rich in antioxidants (substances that protect cells from the damage caused by unstable molecules known as free radicals). Because it is common in the UK to add milk to...

Italian scientists have found that combining blueberries with cow’s milk destroys the antioxidant benefits they offer. Volunteers ate 200g of blueberries with 200 ml of either water or whole milk...

Tomatoes can help prevent sunburn, aging and maybe even cancer, new research suggests. Researchers at the University of Manchester found that volunteers who ate tomato paste over 12-weeks were...

Green tea has a reputation for being a healthy alternative to ‘normal’ tea. It has been touted as possessing health promoting properties that may even protect against cancer. This may be due to...

The natural compound curcumin, found in the yellow spice turmeric, may protect against some forms of cancer. Research published in the US journal Cancer showed that exposing human melanoma cells...

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