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Health report: Over half of the Israeli population is overweight

“The coronavirus crisis will have long-term consequences.”

Forget coronavirus, obesity is the real epidemic of the 21st century

Obesity is the fifth greatest cause of death worldwide. 70% of those suffering from obesity may also suffer from other diseases such as diabetes, cancer, hypertension and high blood fat levels.

By JULIA PENSO
19/01/2021

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.

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Theater director and radio personality Yaakov Agmon passes away at 91

His big entrance into the world of theater and the arts was in 1964 when he founded the Bimot Theater, which put on a variety of famed Israeli theatrical works.

16/12/2020
Human brain

Weight loss success not all behavioral, also linked to brain composition

The scientists found that people with an over-sensitivity to food cues - such as an increased neural response after seeing and smelling food - tend to overeat regularly and in turn gain weight.

Weight control: Some answers for those ups and downs

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

By BARBARA SCHIPPER-BERGSTEIN
30/09/2020
Illustrative struggle with weight.

Do our genes determine our potential to be fat or thin?

The tendency towards obesity isn't solely up to genetic hand me downs through someone's parents, it also comes from environmental factors such as nutrition and exercise as well.

NO SHAME: You may have eaten sufganiyot blanketed in sugar over Hanukkah – and that’s OK.

It’s the sugar, Sugar: managing weight problems

From sufganiyot to hamantaschen: Can you handle it?

By BARBARA SCHIPPER
16/01/2020
A player is pictured during his "Futbol de Peso" (Soccer of Weight ) league soccer match

Obesity a Continuing Challenge in Middle East

Prevalence of junk food, convenient life styles and – yes – weather pegged as cause of problem

By JUDITH SUDILOVSKY/THE MEDIA LINE
18/07/2019
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