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 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...

Eating a handful of walnuts everyday could help control type 2 diabetes according to new research from Australia. Fifty overweight adults with diabetes (who treated their condition without insulin...

A landmark study from Harvard University predicts mercury levels in the Pacific Ocean will rise 50 per cent by 2050 if emission rates continue as expected. Mercury rapidly accumulates up the food...

You can improve your health and do your part for the environment by going veggie. Researchers from California looked at the diets of 34,000 people of which around half were vegetarians. They found...

New research from the US adds to existing evidence that eating large amounts of red or processed meat increases the risk of dying from cancer, heart disease and other conditions. In this huge...

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...

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