Nutrition News

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 how a healthy vegan diet can cut your risk of type 2 diabetes in half

This was the first study to distinguish not just between animal and plant-based diets...

Scientists say there’s still no clear evidence that fish oils are healthful

It was suggested in the late 60s that fish oil consumption might reduce your risk of heart...

Dairy and other animal fats have been shown to put you at risk of heart disease and stroke

Dairy products contain varying amounts of fat but a considerable portion of it is...

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...

The US Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics issued a glowing position statement on vegan diets

The statement says: “It is the position of the Academy of Nutrition and...

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...

Pulses are a part of most traditional diets and are packed with health benefits

The pulse family consists of plants that produce a pod with seeds inside. They include beans...

The type of protein we eat matters more than we thought

The biggest study to date – with over 130,000 participants - of the effects of both plant and animal protein on...

A diet rich in fruit and vegetables can significantly reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes

The new UK-based study investigated the diets of over 1,500 participants for...

The consumption of meat and fatty animal products is linked to Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia in Western countries and it’s...

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