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 recently published analysis of 26 scientific studies on the effect of pulses (beans, chickpeas, lentils and peas) on cholesterol levels of mostly middle-aged people at risk of heart disease,...

Fibre as a natural part of our diet, improves our fat and sugar metabolism, blood vessel function, helps control blood pressure and facilitates weight loss. Our bodies evolved on fibre-rich foods...

According to a study published in PLOS Genetics, a common genetic variant carried by one in three people significantly increases the risk of colorectal cancer if your diet includes...

We’ve known for a long time that diets high in fruit and vegetables are good for you. A study examining the relationship between diet and hip fracture risk recently confirmed that they are also...

A study of epic proportions analysed high-quality data from 87 countries to examine the relationship between lifestyle and cancer. The results showed that the main factor notably contributing to...

Eating plenty of plant compounds called flavonoids can help prevent type 2 diabetes, according to new research published in The Journal of Nutrition. A study of almost 2,000 people found...

Scientists have discovered chemical compounds that are hundreds of times more deadly than their parent carcinogens. These compounds are produced by certain types of chemical reactions, such as...

We all know that fibre is good for us and we should eat plenty of fibre-rich foods every day but a new study shows it’s even more beneficial than we thought! Six meat-eating obese people with type...

A study of almost 72,000 people and their diets has brought very reassuring results. It examined the nutrient intake of people who belonged to one of these groups: non-vegetarian, semi-vegetarian...

The Adventist Health Study-2 is one of the biggest projects ever to look at the influence of lifestyle on health and in particular how vegetarian diets can potentially help to prevent cancer....

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