The globesity pandemic and its toll on human health leave little doubt that there is a need to prevent and treat obesity.

One in every fourth person worldwide is either overweight or obese. The medical doctors, geneticists, biochemists, epidemiologists, and environmental physicists at BGU’s S. Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition are exploring how lifestyle factors, including abundant, affordable food and sedentary daily routines, interact with physiological factors, such as body composition and brain function. They’re also looking at the effects of environmental factors on obesity and its related disorders, such as type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

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Times of Israel: Slow Brain Atrophy With This Diet

January 12, 2022

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The Times of Israel — BGU researchers have discovered that age-related brain atrophy can be slowed with a green Mediterranean
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BGU Study Reveals Popular Artificial Sweeteners May Cause Harm

October 11, 2021

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Jewish Link — Artificial sweeteners found in many foods, sports supplements and beverages could be causing long-term digestive disease and
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Green Mediterranean Diet Reduces Liver Fat

January 27, 2021

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BGU research shows more greens, green tea, and the superfood, mankai, doubles the reduction of liver fat.