Nutrition News

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

Phthalates are man-made chemicals used as plasticisers in polyvinyl chloride (PVC) materials such as food packaging, flooring and some medical equipment and are added to cosmetics and personal...

The results of a large scale, 25 year study of the Swedish population has revealed some interesting facts. The study began in 1986 and in the first seven years the fat intake and cholesterol...

A recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed that vegan women have significantly more omega-3 fats (the good fats we are constantly being told to eat) in...

One of the arguments used to promote oily fish is that it provides the long chain omega-3 fats EPA and DHA important for health. Omega-3 from plants (ALA) is converted in the body to EPA and DHA...

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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...

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