Nutrition News

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

Vegans have a lower risk of heart disease and stroke

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is one of the main causes of death and disability in the UK but it can be prevented with a healthy...

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...

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...

The American Heart Association published an advisory on fats and heart disease to give a clear warning against saturated fats

The American Heart Association reviewed...

A new review of evidence shows how fantastic plant foods are for your heart

A team of esteemed researchers looked at available scientific evidence about certain types of...

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...

The type of protein we eat matters more than we thought

The biggest study to date – with over 130,000 participants - of the effects of both plant and animal protein on...

Earlier this year, results of a huge long-term study on meat consumption, heart disease and cancer were published showing that red and processed meats kill us early. It involved 448,568 men and...

One of the branches of the extensive EPIC-Oxford study focusing on lifestyle and various diseases produced exciting results. Data gained from over 44,000 people, each of them being followed for...

An analysis of studies of over 124,000 people investigating vegetarian lifestyle, cancer risk and heart health revealed very interesting facts. It was found that vegetarians are at a lower risk of...

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