Nutrition News

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

People who have lactose intolerance can’t digest lactose, the sugar in milk, and therefore have to avoid dairy products. As milk and dairy products consumption has been suggested to play a role in...

One of the main complications that comes with heart disease is impaired blood vessel function. That means blood vessels are stiffening over time (and don’t regulate blood flow and therefore blood...

As vegan diets gain popularity, more and more studies are looking into their potential health benefits. Although a vegan diet doesn’t necessarily have to be healthy (if it’s based on processed,...

Tomatoes may help protect postmenopausal women from breast cancer, according to new research published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. The study found that...

Results of a long-term study showed that milk consumption during adolescence will not protect you from fractures and poor bone health later in life. We all know the dairy industry want us to...

European Food safety Authority was forced rapidly to investigate a multi-country outbreak of salmonella food poisoning last summer. Cases were reported from Austria, France, Germany, Luxembourg...

Pulses – beans, chickpeas, lentils and peas – have been repeatedly shown to improve fat metabolism and reduce heart disease risk but health professionals have not been paying attention. So, a...

Phthalates are man-made chemicals used as plasticisers in polyvinyl chloride (PVC) materials such as food packaging, flooring and some medical equipment and are added to cosmetics and personal...

It’s official; vegetarians and vegans get less cancer. A new study from Oxford University, looking at how diet affects cancer risk, has revealed that people who don’t eat meat have a much lower...

Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of metabolic risk factors associated with premature death, an increased risk for heart disease and type 2 diabetes. The main symptoms are abdominal obesity, raised...

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