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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...

The consumption of meat and fatty animal products is linked to Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia in Western countries and it’s...

According to a recent study, women who are infected with a virus called the bovine leukemia virus (BLV) might have an increased risk of breast cancer. Researchers tested breast tissue of 239 women...

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,...

The journal Osteoporosis International has recently published a review of studies on bone health and acid-alkali balance in the body. Everything we eat forms either acids or alkalis when...

A string of recent studies have revealed the four common rationalisations people use to defend their choice of eating meat. Scientists call them the 4Ns and they cover 90 per cent of the reasons...

As vegan diets gain popularity, more and more studies are looking into their potential health benefits. Although a vegan diet doesn’t necessarily have to be healthy (if it’s based on processed,...

Phthalates are man-made chemicals used as plasticisers in polyvinyl chloride (PVC) materials such as food packaging, flooring and some medical equipment and are added to cosmetics and personal...

It’s official; vegetarians and vegans get less cancer. A new study from Oxford University, looking at how diet affects cancer risk, has revealed that people who don’t eat meat have a much lower...

According to a study published in PLOS Genetics, a common genetic variant carried by one in three people significantly increases the risk of colorectal cancer if your diet includes...

We’ve known for a long time that diets high in fruit and vegetables are good for you. A study examining the relationship between diet and hip fracture risk recently confirmed that they are also...

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