Nutrition News

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

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...

Further evidence linking pollutants to type 2 diabetes has emerged. The new research published in Diabetes Care shows that people with high levels of persistent organic pollutants (POPs)...

New research from the Harvard School of Public Health shows that eating oily fish during pregnancy could raise the risk of premature birth.  The blame may lie with the high levels of mercury...

In the last issue of Veggiehealth we explained why fish oils are not the best source of omega-3 fats. A major new study published in the British Medical Journal supports this...

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