Nutrition News

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

Vegans have a lower risk of heart disease and stroke

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is one of the main causes of death and disability in the UK but it can be prevented with a healthy...

Wholesome plant-based diet can considerably lower your risk of breast cancer

A one-of-a-kind review of studies on diets and breast cancer risk brought very clear-cut...

Subsidising plant foods and taxing animal foods would transform public health

An American study modelled potential health impacts of changing the pricing of foods. They...

A study shows a plant-based diet offers protection whilst a meat-based one can contribute to damage

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) occurs when fat is deposited...

Plant-based diets can be potent in preventing prostate cancer

Genetic factors can play an important role in prostate cancer but lifestyle and diet choices are crucial –...

A new review of evidence shows how fantastic plant foods are for your heart

A team of esteemed researchers looked at available scientific evidence about certain types of...

According to a new study published in May 2015, a low-fat vegan diet can reduce the pain associated with diabetic neuropathy (nerve pain frequently experienced by diabetics). In this pilot study,...

The journal Osteoporosis International has recently published a review of studies on bone health and acid-alkali balance in the body. Everything we eat forms either acids or alkalis when...

As vegan diets gain popularity, more and more studies are looking into their potential health benefits. Although a vegan diet isn’t necessarily healthy (if it’s based on processed, fatty and...

We’ve known for a long time that diets high in fruit and vegetables are good for you. A study examining the relationship between diet and hip fracture risk recently confirmed that they are also...

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