Nutrition News

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

The results of a 19-year-long study of 61,433 women showed that consuming more than the recommended daily amount of calcium did not offer any protection from osteoporosis and hip fractures. Women...

Dangerous environmental pollutants called polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were the first industrial compounds to experience a worldwide ban on production more than 30 years ago because of their...

Numbers of Indians with cardiovascular disease and/or diabetes are skyrocketing, and numbers of overweight or obese people in India are no less alarming. A recently published study set out to...

In order to study the effects of various types of food and drink on the human body, the authors of a recent study published in Diabetes Care gave a drink of either glucose (sugar), cream...

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...

Previous studies show that high intakes of animal protein can lead to bone loss. This five-year study in the British Journal of Nutrition looked at the diets of 757 girls in Beijing,...

A low-fat vegetarian diet may help prevent heart attacks, according to a new study in the American Journal of Cardiology. In this 12-week study, 27 people with coronary artery disease (...

Because of the rapid change in lifestyle in China, diabetes has become epidemic. Researchers estimate that almost 10 per cent of adults have the disease, but that most cases remain undiagnosed....

Childhood obesity has risen because children are eating more and exercising less. Exactly which foods are responsible is unclear. In this study, information gathered by the US Department of...

Scientists in Spain have revealed how meat and dairy foods may be linked to fertility problems. This study found that men who ate the most meat and full-fat dairy products had fewer and slower...

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