Nutrition News

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

According to the results of a long-term study of 15,318 participants (published in the Archives of Internal Medicine), eating fruits and vegetables high in the powerful antioxidant alpha-carotene...

Flavonols are strong antioxidants found in a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. Tea is also a major dietary source. Studies looking at the effects flavonols suggest that they may reduce the...

New research from the University of Cambridge shows strong links between vitamin C levels and the risk of stroke. This study measured vitamin C levels in blood samples taken from over 20,000...

Diets rich in fruits and vegetables reduce blood pressure and lower the risk of heart disease and stroke. But we are not sure why... New research from Barts and the London School of Medicine...

Berries are a particularly rich source of vitamin C and compounds called polyphenols. New research from the National Public Health Institute in Helsinki in Finland shows that eating moderate...

Researchers from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health found that diets containing plenty of fruit and vegetables were associated with a lower risk of venous thromboembolisms (VTE),...

A major review of 16 studies has revealed that increasing the amount of fruit and vegetables you eat can reduce the risk of mouth (oral) cancer. The research showed that each additional serving of...

French researchers have discovered that levels of zinc, copper and magnesium in the body are linked to the risk of cancer and heart disease. Dr Nathalie Leone of the Lille Pasteur Institute...

New research shows that a high intake of fruit and vegetables is associated with a lower risk of stroke. A review of eight studies involving 257,551 individuals, 4,917 stroke events and an average...

Thousands of people in the UK take aspirin, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug to thin the blood and reduce the risk of blood clots. New research suggests there may be drug-free way of...

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