Nutrition News

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

Two American scientists conducted a very interesting and original research – they put a group of 39 meat-eaters on various diets and recorded the effects of the diets on the mood of the...

It is now a well-known fact that cooked meat contains substances that can cause cancer. One type in particular has been intensely studied – heterocyclic amines – and the latest study focusing on a...

A long-term study of over 120,000 people whose eating habits and health were followed for up to 28 years revealed that red meat consumption increases overall mortality as well as the risk of...

The results of the largest investigation of meat intake and kidney cancer suggest that consumption of meat, and red meat in particular, encourages cancer development and growth. One of the...

Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) – diseases that affect the heart and/or the blood vessels – are a leading cause of illness and death worldwide. Environmental factors such as diet, exercise and...

A refreshingly original long-term study of several hundred elderly women found that a daily intake of pulses and soya products was associated with a significantly reduced risk of functional...

A long-term study followed 8,894 men for prostate cancer diagnosis and mortality over at least two decades. The results showed that milk intake, especially in the first 20 years of life, was...

There have been a number of studies investigating the effects of soya isolates (eg extracted soya protein) on human health but not so many using soya foods as they are normally eaten. A...

A recently published research examining the link between the consumption of eggs, red meat, poultry and prostate cancer revealed that by consuming 2.5 eggs per week, men increased their risk for a...

The results of a 19-year-long study of 61,433 women showed that consuming more than the recommended daily amount of calcium did not offer any protection from osteoporosis and hip fractures. Women...

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