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 show that soya protects against breast cancer. This study looked at the diets of 34,028 women in the Singapore Chinese Health Study among whom there were 629 breast cancer cases....

We all know a veggie diet helps us fight illness and disease, but new research shows that a vegetarian diet can help you beat the blues. The study published in the Nutrition Journal compared 60...

Scientists from Bristol University have discovered that a vegetarian diet may give your skin a healthy glow that others find more attractive than a suntan. This preliminary research, due to be...

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A new review published in the journal Diabetologia provides more evidence that eating meat can increase the risk of diabetes. In this review of 12 studies, those...

Eating vegetables every day during pregnancy may lower the risk of type 1 diabetes in infants according to a study published in Pediatric Diabetes. In this study, new mums completed a...

Walnuts can help improve the balance of fats in the blood according to new research in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. In this study, 87 people with normal to moderately high...

Flavonols are strong antioxidants found in a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. Tea is also a major dietary source. Studies looking at the effects flavonols suggest that they may reduce the...

There is strong evidence that eating soya food in adolescence can protect against breast cancer later in life. New evidence suggests that soya may also offer protection to women who have had this...

Eating fish is often promoted as beneficial to heart health. New research from the Rotterdam Study looking at fish intake and the incidence of heart failure found that fish did not offer such...

The world’s largest organisation of food and nutrition professionals, the American Dietetic Association (ADA), has long-stated that appropriately-planned vegetarian and vegan diets are appropriate...

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