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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BGU Professor Discovers New Mediterranean Diet Benefits
A modified Mediterranean diet is twice as healthy as the original version, according to a new study by BGU Professor, Iris Shai.
Times of Israel: Slow Brain Atrophy With This Diet
The Times of Israel — BGU researchers have discovered that age-related brain atrophy can be slowed with a green Mediterranean
BGU Study Reveals Popular Artificial Sweeteners May Cause Harm
Jewish Link — Artificial sweeteners found in many foods, sports supplements and beverages could be causing long-term digestive disease and