Nutrition News

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

Italian scientists have found that combining blueberries with cow’s milk destroys the antioxidant benefits they offer. Volunteers ate 200g of blueberries with 200 ml of either water or whole milk...

New research shows that compounds found in cruciferous vegetables (such as Brussels sprouts, broccoli and kale) may protect against lung cancer. A review of 30 studies found that the risk for lung...

Previous studies have shown that a Western-style diet, rich in meat and dairy foods, increases the risk of heart disease. A large study in 52 countries confirms that a poor diet accounts for 30...

A new study reveals that eating soya foods may suppress your appetite. Researchers from the Human Appetite Research Unit at the University of Leeds found that people who ate a soya-based breakfast...

A traditional Mediterranean diet with a daily serving of mixed nuts may help manage a range of risk factors linked to heart disease. A Spanish study of over 1,000 older adults found that a...

Red meat and dairy food eaters face a double whammy when it comes to E. coli food poisoning. A new study shows that not only does E. coli often come from these foods but that...

A complex carbohydrate found in fruit and vegetables called pectin may help explain why diets rich in these foods can lower the risk of cancer. New research from the Institute of Food Research in...

Research from Canada shows how extracts from cruciferous vegetables (such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts and curly kale) and vegetables of the genus Allium (such as garlic) can inhibit the growth...

One of the arguments used to promote oily fish is that it provides the long chain omega-3 fats EPA and DHA important for health. Omega-3 from plants (ALA) is converted in the body to EPA and DHA...

New research from the University of California, Los Angeles suggests that pomegranates may help fight prostate cancer. This study revealed how compounds found in pomegranates called polyphenols...

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