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 high-protein diet can increase levels of hormones linked to cancer according to new research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. This study showed that people who...

Researchers from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health found that diets containing plenty of fruit and vegetables were associated with a lower risk of venous thromboembolisms (VTE),...

A new study from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine shows that the daily consumption of fresh fruit and vegetables can reduce the risk of miscarriage. Researchers questioned 603...

A team of researchers at Nottingham University have discovered that a compound found in chillies called capsaicin can be used to target and kill cancer cells. It does this by attacking the...

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...

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