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 research from the Journal of Nutrition shows that soya foods can lower cholesterol levels in people with type 2 diabetes. They found that 40 grams of soya protein per day for 57 days...

A new study from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reports how soya foods can lower the risk of prostate cancer by up to 26 per cent. Interestingly the research found that while...

Soya foods contain phytoestrogens, including isoflavones, which have weak oestrogen-like qualities. Because of this, some people think soya foods can affect male fertility. However, there is no...

Scientists in Spain have revealed how meat and dairy foods may be linked to fertility problems. This study found that men who ate the most meat and full-fat dairy products had fewer and slower...

Studies show that vegetarians have a lower risk of dementia, new research may explain why. This new study from the US found that a high cholesterol level in midlife was associated with an...

A new study from Harvard links fish and omega-3 oils to type 2 diabetes. Following almost 200,000 adults for up to 18 years, researchers found that the more fish or long chain omega-3 fatty acids...

Researchers in Canada say that the supposed health benefits of eating fish are over-stated and are putting pressure on wild fish. Fish oils are promoted for heart health, but results are mixed....

According to new research, people who eat eggs for breakfast every day could face a greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes. This study of 57,000 adults in the US found that those who ate eggs...

Eating soya foods during childhood can reduce the risk of breast cancer by 60 per cent according to a new study of more than 1,500 Asian American women. The greatest protective effect was seen in...

New research from Australia suggests that two Chinese staples, mushrooms and green tea, may help combat breast cancer. The study of over 2,000 Chinese women found that eating 10g of fresh...

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