Nutrition News

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

Poor diets kill more people than tobacco

In 2017, 11 million deaths around the world were related to poor diet, even more than smoking, according to this major study.

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How going meat-free can help lower your risk

The huge EPIC-Oxford study looked at the links between diet and the risk of hospitalisation or death with diabetes in over 45,000 British...

How vegetarian and vegan diets affect your gut microbiota

Gut microbiota, previously called gut flora, is the name given to the trillions of microorganisms living in your gut. They can...

New study shows lifestyle is more important than genes when it comes to cancer

An ambitious Spanish study set out to map the main risk factors for colorectal cancer which...

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...

As a part of a large population study stretching over decades, scientists analysed nutrition and health data from almost 45,000 women. They provided data from their adolescence and early adulthood...

A recently published analysis of 26 scientific studies on the effect of pulses (beans, chickpeas, lentils and peas) on cholesterol levels of mostly middle-aged people at risk of heart disease,...

Fibre as a natural part of our diet, improves our fat and sugar metabolism, blood vessel function, helps control blood pressure and facilitates weight loss. Our bodies evolved on fibre-rich foods...

We all know that fibre is good for us and we should eat plenty of fibre-rich foods every day but a new study shows it’s even more beneficial than we thought! Six meat-eating obese people with type...

According to a large-scale study published in Archives of Internal Medicine, fibre-rich foods reduce the risk of death from cardiovascular, infectious, and respiratory diseases. The study...