Eliminate processed foods, embrace whole food plant diet - opinion

What is processed food? Why is the ultra-processed variety so harmful to our health, and what’s keeping us from eating real, whole foods? 


Newly founded Fungi Protein Association is an international supergroup of fun guys

The Fungi Protein Association will represent the interests of its member companies, including advocating for fungi protein in public policy and conducting consumer research.

Israeli researchers isolate wheat genes that make it disease-resistant

One of the genes provides resistance against two different diseases – leaf rust and stripe rust, which are now spreading because of rising temperatures around the world.

How can crops be grown on Mars? These plants are the key - study

Researchers found that it is possible to grow food crops on Mars using an alfalfa based-fertilizer.

Jerusalem needs to save its trees

Too many questions have remained, without satisfying answers, regarding who is profiting when trees are cut down.


White egret orchid developed jagged shape to support hawkmoths - study

Researchers found that the orchids produced fewer healthy seeds when their fringes were removed.

Israeli start-up develops environmentally-friendly plant protein extraction process

The sustainability-based corporation found that lentils could be converted into nutritious, neutral-flavored, non-gluten flour.

Ayala Netzer’s exhibit launches Jerusalem Botanical Gardens gallery

Gaby Hamburg Fhima: “There is an oxymoronic mix here, between beauty and ugliness, pain and pleasure. All of that is deeply entrenched in her works.”


Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund’s digital transformation

From the digitized Books of Honor to tree plantings via Zoom, KKL-JNF is adopting advanced technologies to strengthen its fundraising and the connection of Diaspora Jews to the Land of Israel.

Bottles of prescription painkiller OxyContin, 40mg pills, made by Purdue Pharma L.D. sit on a shelf

For its redemption, the pharmaceutical industry must go plant-based

Should the pharmaceutical industry be lauded or lambasted for the drugs that they've developed? Or is there a middle path for the industry to take?

By Ilan Sobel
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