Nutrition News

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

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...

Tomatoes may help protect postmenopausal women from breast cancer, according to new research published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. The study found that...

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...

Eating plenty of plant compounds called flavonoids can help prevent type 2 diabetes, according to new research published in The Journal of Nutrition. A study of almost 2,000 people found...

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...

The Adventist Health Study-2 is one of the biggest projects ever to look at the influence of lifestyle on health and in particular how vegetarian diets can potentially help to prevent cancer....

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...

Many studies have found that vegetarians have lower blood pressure than the population at large but the latest one decided to look at a geographically diverse population containing vegans, lacto-...

There are many benefits to plant foods and one of the latest studies looking at the intake of flavonoids and the risk of developing Parkinson disease, confirmed it once again. Flavonoids are a...

Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) – diseases that affect the heart and/or the blood vessels – are a leading cause of illness and death worldwide. Environmental factors such as diet, exercise and...

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