Nutrition News

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

In the last issue of Veggiehealth we explained why fish oils are not the best source of omega-3 fats. A major new study published in the British Medical Journal supports this...

Changing your diet can significantly cut the risk of 12 different cancers. A Harvard University study published in the Lancet reveals nine modifiable risk factors including diet and...

School children should be offered a choice about where they get their calcium from. In a study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, researchers from the US...

French researchers have discovered that levels of zinc, copper and magnesium in the body are linked to the risk of cancer and heart disease. Dr Nathalie Leone of the Lille Pasteur Institute...

Getting kids to eat their greens can be a problem but new research shows that even kids who turn their noses up at their greens can learn to love them. Scientists from Cancer Research UK have...

Researchers have revealed a mechanism that may explain how red meat increases the risk of bowel cancer. Last year research showed that the chance of developing bowel cancer is a third higher for...

Whole-grain intakes among young people in the UK are significantly lower than recommended levels according to a study from the Medical Research Council (MRC) Human Nutrition Research. This study,...

Green tea has a reputation for being a healthy alternative to ‘normal’ tea. It has been touted as possessing health promoting properties that may even protect against cancer. This may be due to...

In the last Sourcing Science we reported that a substance in cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, brussels, sprouts and kale) called sulphurophane may be responsible for the protective role...

New research from the University of Rochester Medical Centre in New York shows that cranberry juice contains a compound that prevents bacteria from sticking to the teeth and so reduces the build...

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