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 new review published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences specific substances (polyphenols) found only in plant-based foods alter the metabolism of sugars in...

Eating chickpeas on a regular basis can make you eat less, make healthier food choices and improve you bowel health according to a new study published in Appetite. This study’s...

The journal Meat Science provides a thorough overview of the content of various chemical substances and pollutants in meat and meat products. These include heavy metals (e.g. lead and...

It is well-known that tea is rich in antioxidants (substances that protect cells from the damage caused by unstable molecules known as free radicals). Because it is common in the UK to add milk to...

Previous studies show that high intakes of animal protein can lead to bone loss. This five-year study in the British Journal of Nutrition looked at the diets of 757 girls in Beijing,...

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 (...

A recent study from the Journal of the National Cancer Institute about fruit and vegetables having little effect on lowering cancer risk has caused some confusion. In this study of nearly 400,000...

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...

Because of the rapid change in lifestyle in China, diabetes has become epidemic. Researchers estimate that almost 10 per cent of adults have the disease, but that most cases remain undiagnosed....

Childhood obesity has risen because children are eating more and exercising less. Exactly which foods are responsible is unclear. In this study, information gathered by the US Department of...

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