Nutrition News

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

A team of scientists from Boston have published a study showing that cola drinks may cause bone loss in older women. The Framingham Osteoporosis Study took bone measurements in over 1,400...

Snacking on walnuts may protect against heart disease. Spanish scientists have shown that walnuts can protect against the hardening of the arteries that occurs when you eat fatty foods.  Fat...

A major review of 16 studies has revealed that increasing the amount of fruit and vegetables you eat can reduce the risk of mouth (oral) cancer. The research showed that each additional serving of...

New research from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden confirms that processed meat products such as bacon, sausages and smoked ham, can increase the risk of stomach cancer.  The review,...

New research suggests that drinking fruit and vegetable juices frequently may cut the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.  In a study published in the American Journal of Medicine...

New research from the Harvard School of Public Health shows that eating oily fish during pregnancy could raise the risk of premature birth.  The blame may lie with the high levels of mercury...

A new study published in Neurology, the scientific journal of the American Academy of Neurology suggests that overweight people are not as smart as their slimmer counterparts. ...

People infected with vCJD (variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob), the human form of BSE (bovine spongiform encephalopathy), may carry the disease for up to 50 years before symptoms develop a study published...

Drinking cow’s milk increases the chances of having twins. New research published in the Journal of Reproductive Medicine reveals that women who drink cow’s milk are five times more...

Men with high cholesterol levels are more likely to get prostate cancer according to new research published in the Annals of Oncology. Dr Francesca Bravi, lead researcher of this study, found that...

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