Nutrition News

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

How vegetarian and vegan diets affect your gut microbiota

Gut microbiota, previously called gut flora, is the name given to the trillions of microorganisms living in your gut. They can...

Study discovers a component of meat is transformed into a very dangerous compound by gut bacteria

L-carnitine is a substance found mostly in red meat, smaller amounts are...

As vegan diets gain popularity, more and more studies are looking into their potential health benefits. Although a vegan diet isn’t necessarily healthy (if it’s based on processed, fatty and...

The authors of a study published in the Journal of Nutrition found out that rye bread was more effective than commonly used laxatives in relieving mild constipation and it also improved...

According to a new review published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences specific substances (polyphenols) found only in plant-based foods alter the metabolism of sugars in...

Eating chickpeas on a regular basis can make you eat less, make healthier food choices and improve you bowel health according to a new study published in Appetite. This study’s...

...for good health

A major review in the Journal of Nutrition reveals how nuts are a healthy, nutritious food offering many health benefits. They are an excellent...