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Nutrition News

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

Subsidising plant foods and taxing animal foods would transform public health

An American study modelled potential health impacts of changing the pricing of foods. They...

A comprehensive study links meat consumption to type 2 diabetes

The findings of the Singapore Chinese Health Study, including over 63,000 people aged 45-74 years and...

Regular intake of pulses, and lentils in particular, can slash diabetes risk

A recent study focused on the role of pulses (lentils, beans, peas, chickpeas) in type 2...

Extensive study reveals daily fruit consumption can help prevent diabetes or lessen its severity

Fruit is the most natural food for us yet many believe that because it’s...

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...

New study shows how a healthy vegan diet can cut your risk of type 2 diabetes in half

This was the first study to distinguish not just between animal and plant-based diets...

Weight-loss diets high in protein can have detrimental effect on your metabolism

Being overweight or obese puts you at a high risk for type 2 diabetes because it reduces...

A diet rich in fruit and vegetables can significantly reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes

The new UK-based study investigated the diets of over 1,500 participants for...

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,...

Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of metabolic risk factors associated with premature death, an increased risk for heart disease and type 2 diabetes. The main symptoms are abdominal obesity, raised...

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