Nutrition News

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

Misleading meat advice

In a refreshingly straight-talking article called ‘On Meat, Butter and Fudge’, a series of papers published last year in the Annals of...

Study discovers a component of meat is transformed into a very dangerous compound by gut bacteria

L-carnitine is a substance found mostly in red meat, smaller amounts are...

The American Heart Association published an advisory on fats and heart disease to give a clear warning against saturated fats

The American Heart Association reviewed...

According to a new study published in May 2015, a low-fat vegan diet can reduce the pain associated with diabetic neuropathy (nerve pain frequently experienced by diabetics). In this pilot study,...

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...

One of the branches of the extensive EPIC-Oxford study focusing on lifestyle and various diseases produced exciting results. Data gained from over 44,000 people, each of them being followed for...

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...

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients may be able to reduce their high risk of heart disease and stroke with a gluten-free vegan diet say researchers at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. 38...

Men with high cholesterol levels are more likely to get prostate cancer according to new research published in the Annals of Oncology. Dr Francesca Bravi, lead researcher of this study, found that...