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

Evidence is mounting against red and processed meat with links to all Western diseases

A comprehensive review of major studies on red and processed meat consumption...

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...

Another large-scale study following over 340,000 people from eight European countries produced very interesting results. It showed that the more meat you eat the more you’re likely to develop type...

Consumption of red and processed meat is responsible for a large proportion of greenhouse gas emissions and also increases the risks of diseases like cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke. A...

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...

Numbers of Indians with cardiovascular disease and/or diabetes are skyrocketing, and numbers of overweight or obese people in India are no less alarming. A recently published study set out to...

Because of the rapid change in lifestyle in China, diabetes has become epidemic. Researchers estimate that almost 10 per cent of adults have the disease, but that most cases remain undiagnosed....

Red alert

A new review published in the journal Diabetologia provides more evidence that eating meat can increase the risk of diabetes. In this review of 12 studies, those...