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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Green Mediterranean Diet Reduces Liver Fat

January 27, 2021

Tags: Medical Research

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

A “Green” Mediterranean Diet Is Healthier

December 11, 2020

Tags: Medical Research

Good Housekeeping reports on a BGU study proving more greens and less red meat is better for your heart.

Not-So-Sweet Side Effects of Stevia

December 10, 2020

Tags: Medical Research

A BGU study shows that consumption of stevia might lead to gut health issues.