Nutrition News

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

The results of a large scale, 25 year study of the Swedish population has revealed some interesting facts. The study began in 1986 and in the first seven years the fat intake and cholesterol...

To establish whether soya is definitely safe for women with breast cancer, almost 10,000 women were followed for several years and their diets analysed. To examine the possibility of cultural and...

One of the most annoying and most repeated myths about plant-based diets is: ‘If you don’t eat meat, you won’t get enough iron and you’ll become anaemic!’ A new study confirmed that vegetarians...

A unique piece of research from Japan showed that we are more productive and better able to focus after looking at pictures of cute animals, such as kittens and puppies. The researchers tested...

There are many benefits to plant foods and one of the latest studies looking at the intake of flavonoids and the risk of developing Parkinson disease, confirmed it once again. Flavonoids are a...

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...

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