Nutrition News

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

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....

A high-profile team of researchers from different countries recently published an article on the number of people who have died or been hospitalised each year as a direct result of infection with...

Just how much can a low-fat vegan diet improve your health? Quite a lot, it seems, as a recent large study shows. People who were either overweight and/or diabetic (type 2) were asked to follow a...

Demands on food production are ever-increasing and meeting them is proving to be a substantial challenge all over the world. Authors of a recently published study decided to investigate how the...

Earlier this year, results of a huge long-term study on meat consumption, heart disease and cancer were published showing that red and processed meats kill us early. It involved 448,568 men and...

The results of a long-term (over 13 years) study of nearly 50,000 women of all ethnicities revealed that regular intake of plant substances called isoflavones can significantly reduce the risk of...

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