Nutrition News

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

Snacking on walnuts may protect against heart disease. Spanish scientists have shown that walnuts can protect against the hardening of the arteries that occurs when you eat fatty foods.  Fat...

A major review of 16 studies has revealed that increasing the amount of fruit and vegetables you eat can reduce the risk of mouth (oral) cancer. The research showed that each additional serving of...

In the last issue of Veggiehealth we explained why fish oils are not the best source of omega-3 fats. A major new study published in the British Medical Journal supports this...

French researchers have discovered that levels of zinc, copper and magnesium in the body are linked to the risk of cancer and heart disease. Dr Nathalie Leone of the Lille Pasteur Institute...

Whole-grain intakes among young people in the UK are significantly lower than recommended levels according to a study from the Medical Research Council (MRC) Human Nutrition Research. This study,...

New research shows that a high intake of fruit and vegetables is associated with a lower risk of stroke. A review of eight studies involving 257,551 individuals, 4,917 stroke events and an average...

Thousands of people in the UK take aspirin, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug to thin the blood and reduce the risk of blood clots. New research suggests there may be drug-free way of...

Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant, protecting cells from the damage caused by free radicals. A new study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association confirms that...

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