Nutrition News

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

Scientific review shows how and why a vegan diet can be a lifesaver

A comprehensive review of research studies on diets and cardiovascular health made perfectly clear how...

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...

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 –...

Nurses from across the US were recruited to try veganism and the results are astonishing

Nineteen nurses participated in a nutrition educational program by following a...

Flavonoids are bioactive compounds that naturally occur in fruits and vegetables. Previous research suggested there was a link between the intake of specific fruits and vegetables and maintaining...

An epic, 24-year study of over 130,000 people focused on fruit and vegetable intake (including pulses) and body weight. The results showed that increased fruit and vegetable consumption was...

A study of almost 72,000 people and their diets has brought very reassuring results. It examined the nutrient intake of people who belonged to one of these groups: non-vegetarian, semi-vegetarian...

Just how much can a low-fat vegan diet improve your health? Quite a lot, it seems, as a recent large study shows. People who were either overweight and/or diabetic (type 2) were asked to follow a...

A study looking at the diets of almost 800 middle-aged and elderly people clearly showed that vegetarians were at a much lower risk of metabolic syndrome – a bunch of health problems (such as high...

Numbers of Indians with cardiovascular disease and/or diabetes are skyrocketing, and numbers of overweight or obese people in India are no less alarming. A recently published study set out to...

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