Nutrition News

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

...and diabetes

Sourcing Science previously reported how a compound in broccoli called sulforaphane could protect against breast cancer. New research from the University of...

Tomatoes can help prevent sunburn, aging and maybe even cancer, new research suggests. Researchers at the University of Manchester found that volunteers who ate tomato paste over 12-weeks were...

Milk increases risk...

Researchers from the Cancer Epidemiology Unit, at the University of Oxford suggest that high intakes of protein or calcium from dairy products may...

Muscle mass is naturally lost as we get older and can lead to a loss of strength associated with falls and fractures. The typical Western diet is rich in acid-producing foods, such as animal...

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...

New research from the University of Crete shows that asthma is less common in children whose mothers ate a Mediterranean diet rich in fruit and vegetables during pregnancy. Eating vegetables more...

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...

Broccoli offers many health benefits and is a regular feature in Sourcing Science. A study now shows that cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli and cauliflower, can protect against prostate...

Scientists at the Rowett Research Institute in Aberdeen found that ‘low-carb’ diets (such as those used by countless women in an attempt to lose weight) reduce friendly bacteria in the gut. This...

A review of 25 studies shows that a plant-based diet can help slow prostate cancer. Writing in the journal Nutrition Reviews, scientists reported that prostate cancer patients who ate the...

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