Nutrition News

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

Meat is as much to blame for excess weight as sugar

Sensational research that analysed data from 170 countries resulted in an important finding in two papers. After...

Pulses are a part of most traditional diets and are packed with health benefits

The pulse family consists of plants that produce a pod with seeds inside. They include beans...

The type of protein we eat matters more than we thought

The biggest study to date – with over 130,000 participants - of the effects of both plant and animal protein on...

A diet rich in fruit and vegetables can significantly reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes

The new UK-based study investigated the diets of over 1,500 participants for...

The consumption of meat and fatty animal products is linked to Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia in Western countries and it’s...

As a part of a large population study stretching over decades, scientists analysed nutrition and health data from almost 45,000 women. They provided data from their adolescence and early adulthood...

As a part of the Shanghai Women’s Health Study, scientists examined whether there’s a link between those who ate cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, kale, cabbage, watercress, rocket etc) before...

As women age and their oestrogen levels naturally drop, they are at risk of an increased bone loss which can eventually result in osteoporosis – brittle bone disease. An interesting study tested...

By how much would a simple, healthier diet reduce your risk of dying compared to a vegetarian and a vegan diet? A new study tried to answer this question by comparing these three diets across the...

Flavonoids are bioactive compounds that naturally occur in fruits and vegetables. Previous research suggested there was a link between the intake of specific fruits and vegetables and maintaining...

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