Nutrition News

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

New research shows that a high intake of fruit and vegetables is associated with a lower risk of stroke. A review of eight studies involving 257,551 individuals, 4,917 stroke events and an average...

Expectant Mums-to-be can take heart this Easter….according to new research from Finland eating chocolate during pregnancy can make happier, livelier babies. Researchers at the University of...

The natural compound curcumin, found in the yellow spice turmeric, may protect against some forms of cancer. Research published in the US journal Cancer showed that exposing human melanoma cells...

We have known for some time that cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and kale may help protect us against cancer. Some of this activity has been attributed to a compound in...

New research suggests obesity in middle-age could lead to dementia. Obesity is epidemic in Western societies and constitutes a major public health concern. US scientists now report in the ...

It’s official  Veggies and vegans weigh less than meat-eaters. Two new studies confirm that a plant-based diet is the...

Thousands of people in the UK take aspirin, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug to thin the blood and reduce the risk of blood clots. New research suggests there may be drug-free way of...

Earlier this year a major study found fresh evidence linking red meat to bowel cancer. Now a study of the diets and lifestyles of 218 Crohn’s patients has revealed a link between meat eating and...

Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant, protecting cells from the damage caused by free radicals. A new study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association confirms that...

The hidden costs of eating meat and dairy foods could be costing us the earth. An increased awareness of the effects of greenhouse gas emissions has led many of us to cut down on the amount of...

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