Nutrition News

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

A study looking at the diets of almost 800 middle-aged and elderly people clearly showed that vegetarians were at a much lower risk of metabolic syndrome – a bunch of health problems (such as high...

Good news for all chocolate lovers! The authors of a review of several extensive studies examining the effects of chocolate on our health reached the conclusion that we should eat chocolate...

A recently published study of 7,087 people over the age of 65 revealed that people with metabolic syndrome are at an increased risk of cognitive decline. Metabolic syndrome is a condition...

According to a large-scale study published in Archives of Internal Medicine, fibre-rich foods reduce the risk of death from cardiovascular, infectious, and respiratory diseases. The study...

Numbers of Indians with cardiovascular disease and/or diabetes are skyrocketing, and numbers of overweight or obese people in India are no less alarming. A recently published study set out to...

Are eggs really that high in cholesterol or are they actually a healthy food? The authors of an article published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology warn that the amount of cholesterol...

In order to study the effects of various types of food and drink on the human body, the authors of a recent study published in Diabetes Care gave a drink of either glucose (sugar), cream...

Because of the rapid change in lifestyle in China, diabetes has become epidemic. Researchers estimate that almost 10 per cent of adults have the disease, but that most cases remain undiagnosed....

Red alert

A new review published in the journal Diabetologia provides more evidence that eating meat can increase the risk of diabetes. In this review of 12 studies, those...

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...

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