Nutrition News

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

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...

To assess the long-term effects of low-carbohydrate diets, a large study of nearly 130,000 people lasting for over 20 years was conducted and the results were recently published in Annals of...

According to the results of a long-term study of 15,318 participants (published in the Archives of Internal Medicine), eating fruits and vegetables high in the powerful antioxidant alpha-carotene...

An article in the journal Nutrients reviewed more than 200 scientific papers on soya published in recent years with regard to specific soya bean constituents, especially isoflavones. The...

A low-fat vegetarian diet may help prevent heart attacks, according to a new study in the American Journal of Cardiology. In this 12-week study, 27 people with coronary artery disease (...

Impotence may be an early warning of heart disease according new research in the journal Circulation. Among 1,549 adult male research participants, those with erectile dysfunction were 60...

Flavonols are strong antioxidants found in a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. Tea is also a major dietary source. Studies looking at the effects flavonols suggest that they may reduce the...

Eating fish is often promoted as beneficial to heart health. New research from the Rotterdam Study looking at fish intake and the incidence of heart failure found that fish did not offer such...

Researchers in Canada say that the supposed health benefits of eating fish are over-stated and are putting pressure on wild fish. Fish oils are promoted for heart health, but results are mixed....

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