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Nutrition News

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

Scientists say there’s still no clear evidence that fish oils are healthful

It was suggested in the late 60s that fish oil consumption might reduce your risk of heart...

The type of protein we eat matters more than we thought

The biggest study to date – with over 130,000 participants - of the effects of both plant and animal protein on...

We’ve been guilty of polluting the environment with plastic for a long time and there’s an ever-increasing amount of data showing the extent of the problem. A very recent study assessed the...

The journal Environmental Research published a study investigating the effects of fish consumption on children’s health. It confirmed that regular fish intake is responsible for increased...

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...

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...

Eating fish is often promoted as beneficial to heart health. New research from the Rotterdam Study looking at fish intake and the incidence of heart failure found that fish did not offer such...

A new study from Harvard links fish and omega-3 oils to type 2 diabetes. Following almost 200,000 adults for up to 18 years, researchers found that the more fish or long chain omega-3 fatty acids...

Researchers in Canada say that the supposed health benefits of eating fish are over-stated and are putting pressure on wild fish. Fish oils are promoted for heart health, but results are mixed....

A landmark study from Harvard University predicts mercury levels in the Pacific Ocean will rise 50 per cent by 2050 if emission rates continue as expected. Mercury rapidly accumulates up the food...

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