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

New study shows lifestyle is more important than genes when it comes to cancer

An ambitious Spanish study set out to map the main risk factors for colorectal cancer which...

Plant-based diets can be potent in preventing prostate cancer

Genetic factors can play an important role in prostate cancer but lifestyle and diet choices are crucial –...

Nurses from across the US were recruited to try veganism and the results are astonishing

Nineteen nurses participated in a nutrition educational program by following a...

Weight-loss diets high in protein can have detrimental effect on your metabolism

Being overweight or obese puts you at a high risk for type 2 diabetes because it reduces...

Meat is as much to blame for excess weight as sugar

Sensational research that analysed data from 170 countries resulted in an important finding in two papers. After...

Flavonoids are bioactive compounds that naturally occur in fruits and vegetables. Previous research suggested there was a link between the intake of specific fruits and vegetables and maintaining...

An epic, 24-year study of over 130,000 people focused on fruit and vegetable intake (including pulses) and body weight. The results showed that increased fruit and vegetable consumption was...

Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of metabolic risk factors associated with premature death, an increased risk for heart disease and type 2 diabetes. The main symptoms are abdominal obesity, raised...

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...

We all know that fibre is good for us and we should eat plenty of fibre-rich foods every day but a new study shows it’s even more beneficial than we thought! Six meat-eating obese people with type...

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