Nutrition News

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

Eating vegetables every day during pregnancy may lower the risk of type 1 diabetes in infants according to a study published in Pediatric Diabetes. In this study, new mums completed a...

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...

The world’s largest organisation of food and nutrition professionals, the American Dietetic Association (ADA), has long-stated that appropriately-planned vegetarian and vegan diets are appropriate...

Scientists in Spain have revealed how meat and dairy foods may be linked to fertility problems. This study found that men who ate the most meat and full-fat dairy products had fewer and slower...

Italian scientists have found that combining blueberries with cow’s milk destroys the antioxidant benefits they offer. Volunteers ate 200g of blueberries with 200 ml of either water or whole milk...

New research shows that compounds found in cruciferous vegetables (such as Brussels sprouts, broccoli and kale) may protect against lung cancer. A review of 30 studies found that the risk for lung...

A complex carbohydrate found in fruit and vegetables called pectin may help explain why diets rich in these foods can lower the risk of cancer. New research from the Institute of Food Research in...

Research from Canada shows how extracts from cruciferous vegetables (such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts and curly kale) and vegetables of the genus Allium (such as garlic) can inhibit the growth...

New research from the University of California, Los Angeles suggests that pomegranates may help fight prostate cancer. This study revealed how compounds found in pomegranates called polyphenols...

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...

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