israel obesity

Have scientists found the gene that keeps you thin? - study

Recently, it has become clear that a gene called CREB-Regulated Transcription Coactivator 1 (CRTC1) is associated with obesity in humans.

Chili pepper

Five reasons why spicy food is healthy for you

Spicy products add flavor and heat to your food, and have several important health benefits. Chili peppers can reduce chance of developing certain diseases, help prevent obesity and soothe stomachs.

Food by Valero, Jerusalem

Israeli researchers make breakthrough discovery to combat obesity

The researchers claim to have identified the "mechanism of action of the master switch for hunger in the brain."

Israeli cannabis, tobacco use has risen sharply during COVID-19 - survey

Over 1 in 5 Israelis have refrained or delayed medical treatment for fear of catching the disease.

Teen depression

Depression, obesity may be major risk factors for COVID-19 complications

The data found that patients aged 50-18 who suffer from background diseases, such as obesity and clinical depression, were at a significantly higher risk for exacerbation of the disease.

Weight control: Some answers for those ups and downs

The problem with obesity is that as body size increases, longevity decreases.

DOCTORS WERE puzzled to find that patients who kept to their instructions and avoided sweets didn’t

The glycemic index – A conceptual breakthrough in combating obesity

The following is intended to clarify how weight can be controlled when hunger is kept at bay using a reliable, informative tool called the glycemic index.

REVITAL ADMONI: ‘I believe that only through the senses can I teach children.’

Changing the world, one meal at a time

Admoni is clear in saying that healthy cooking and eating can be fun and delicious. “I don’t want to teach children that health cooking is always salad or rice or quinoa. No, no, no,” she said.

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Israeli-American study: Obese bariatric surgery patients live longer

The rate of death in obese individuals in the study who did not have surgery was 2.3% compared to 1.3% for those who had surgery


Israeli researchers win prize to boost fight against diabetes and obesity

They are the first group outside the UK to win the prize, which was presented at the recent 30th Rosetrees Trust Anniversary Symposium in London

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