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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...

New research from the US adds to existing evidence that eating large amounts of red or processed meat increases the risk of dying from cancer, heart disease and other conditions. In this huge...

Previous studies have shown that a Western-style diet, rich in meat and dairy foods, increases the risk of heart disease. A large study in 52 countries confirms that a poor diet accounts for 30...

Red meat and dairy food eaters face a double whammy when it comes to E. coli food poisoning. A new study shows that not only does E. coli often come from these foods but that...

Eating a fry-up every morning could increase your risk of bowel cancer by almost two thirds. The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) warns that eating 150 grams of processed meat a day (the...

New research in the British Medical Journal suggests that eating red meat can increase blood pressure (BP). This study found that the different types of iron (haem iron and non-haem iron...

A high intake of red meat during adolescence may increase the risk of premenopausal breast cancer. This study examined diets of over 39,000 women from 1998 to 2005, during which time 455 cases of...

Yet another report reveals the impact of meat production on global warming. This study, from the German consumer protection organisation Foodwatch, says that giving up meat could drastically...

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...

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...

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