Nutrition News

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

People who follow a diet rich in fruit, vegetables and whole grains cut their risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by half, new research shows. Researchers from Harvard...

Remember the floppy cabbage and squishy sprouts Granny used to make? New research published in the British Journal of Nutrition reveals how boiling the life out of your veg destroys its...

Yet more evidence linking the consumption of red meat to breast cancer is provided by a large study published in the journal Epidemiology. This study shows that postmenopausal women with...

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 new study from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine shows that the daily consumption of fresh fruit and vegetables can reduce the risk of miscarriage. Researchers questioned 603...

A team of researchers at Nottingham University have discovered that a compound found in chillies called capsaicin can be used to target and kill cancer cells. It does this by attacking the...

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...

New research suggests that drinking fruit and vegetable juices frequently may cut the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.  In a study published in the American Journal of Medicine...

Changing your diet can significantly cut the risk of 12 different cancers. A Harvard University study published in the Lancet reveals nine modifiable risk factors including diet and...

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...

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