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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 US Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics issued a glowing position statement on vegan diets

The statement says: “It is the position of the Academy of Nutrition and...

The journal Environmental Research published a study investigating the effects of fish consumption on children’s health. It confirmed that regular fish intake is responsible for increased...

A new study has found a possible link between junk food and an increased risk among children of developing asthma, eczema and some childhood allergies. The massive research involved more than 319,...

The National Toxicology Program (NTP) – an American institution – released its draft opinion on the potential of soya infant formula to cause adverse human developmental effects. Soya formula was...

Childhood obesity has risen because children are eating more and exercising less. Exactly which foods are responsible is unclear. In this study, information gathered by the US Department of...

Eating vegetables every day during pregnancy may lower the risk of type 1 diabetes in infants according to a study published in Pediatric Diabetes. In this study, new mums completed a...

School children should be offered a choice about where they get their calcium from. In a study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, researchers from the US...

Getting kids to eat their greens can be a problem but new research shows that even kids who turn their noses up at their greens can learn to love them. Scientists from Cancer Research UK have...