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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Smaller Plates Don’t Make You Eat Less

July 18, 2018

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

BGU study debunks Delboeuf illusion that you can trick yourself into eating less when you're hungry.

Five Ways Wine Can Be Good for Your Health

May 25, 2018

Tags: Medical Research

BGU research makes it to the top of the list supporting why red wine, in moderation, could be healthy for you.

Wine Tied to Healthier Arteries for Some Diabetics

February 27, 2018

Tags: Medical Research

BGU studied people with type 2 diabetes who drank wine daily as part of a Mediterranean diet.