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 recently published analysis of 26 scientific studies on the effect of pulses (beans, chickpeas, lentils and peas) on cholesterol levels of mostly middle-aged people at risk of heart disease,...

Fibre as a natural part of our diet, improves our fat and sugar metabolism, blood vessel function, helps control blood pressure and facilitates weight loss. Our bodies evolved on fibre-rich foods...

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...

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...

A long-term study of over 120,000 people whose eating habits and health were followed for up to 28 years revealed that red meat consumption increases overall mortality as well as the risk of...

Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) – diseases that affect the heart and/or the blood vessels – are a leading cause of illness and death worldwide. Environmental factors such as diet, exercise and...

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...

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