Nutrition News

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

Previous studies have shown that a Western-style diet, rich in meat and dairy foods, increases the risk of heart disease. A large study in 52 countries confirms that a poor diet accounts for 30...

A traditional Mediterranean diet with a daily serving of mixed nuts may help manage a range of risk factors linked to heart disease. A Spanish study of over 1,000 older adults found that a...

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

New research from the University of Cambridge shows strong links between vitamin C levels and the risk of stroke. This study measured vitamin C levels in blood samples taken from over 20,000...

New research in the British Medical Journal suggests that eating red meat can increase blood pressure (BP). This study found that the different types of iron (haem iron and non-haem iron...

A huge study of over 21,000 men in the US called the Physicians’ Health Study, revealed that people who eat seven or more eggs a week had an almost 25 percent increased risk of earlier death than...

Diets rich in fruits and vegetables reduce blood pressure and lower the risk of heart disease and stroke. But we are not sure why... New research from Barts and the London School of Medicine...

Berries are a particularly rich source of vitamin C and compounds called polyphenols. New research from the National Public Health Institute in Helsinki in Finland shows that eating moderate...

Previous studies show how nuts can reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) such as coronary heart disease and stroke. A new study shows how patients with high cholesterol levels, given...

Researchers from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health found that diets containing plenty of fruit and vegetables were associated with a lower risk of venous thromboembolisms (VTE),...

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