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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A Green Mediterranean Diet Could Mean More Weight Loss

November 24, 2020

Tags: Medical Research

A BGU study finds diets containing more plant matter and less red meat and poultry may be more heart healthy.

There’s a New Reason You Can’t Lose Weight

October 22, 2020

Tags: Medical Research

BGU research finds weight loss is not about willpower, but rather how your brain sees and smells food.

Can Consuming Your Own Poop Help With Weight Loss?

August 27, 2020

Tags: Medical Research

A BGU study finds taking microbiome capsules of your own feces can help keep the pounds off after dieting.