Nutrition News

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

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...

Eating plenty of plant compounds called flavonoids can help prevent type 2 diabetes, according to new research published in The Journal of Nutrition. A study of almost 2,000 people found...

We all know that fibre is good for us and we should eat plenty of fibre-rich foods every day but a new study shows it’s even more beneficial than we thought! Six meat-eating obese people with type...

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...

A new study suggests that eating pulses (beans, lentils, chickpeas, peas, etc.) on a regular basis can prevent metabolic syndrome - characterised by being overweight or obese with the accumulation...

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...

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