Nutrition News

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

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...

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...

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