Biotech Firm Epitomee Medical Raises $8M For Capsules That Treat Obesity, Related Diseases
The company, founded in 2005, developed self-administered capsules that help reduce daily caloric intake, may contribute to preventing diabetes and other related diseases.
April 10, 2019
Fat-Melting Shots, Gut Checks & Food Apps: 4 Israeli Startups Making A Mark On The Weight Loss Industry
From falt-melting injections to monitoring gut bacteria and using algorithms to determine what you eat, these Israeli companies are helping with the eternal quest to shed pounds
February 19, 2018
Is This The Reason Why Diet Soda Drinkers Are Often Overweight?
Artificial sweeteners that are meant to make watching your weight easier are actually the cause for diabetes and obesity!
October 19, 2014
Study: Want To Lose Weight? Make Breakfast Your Biggest Meal
According to a new Israeli study, losing weight is not just about eating less, it's primarily about moving the majority of your calories to your breakfast.The study confirms that those who eat their largest meal at breakfast are far more likely to lose weight and waistline circumference than those who eat a large dinner.
August 14, 2013
A Lollipop To Help You Lose Weight!
Say goodbye to pills and hello to fortified confectionery. An Israeli company has developed candies with health benefits. The innovative lollipops, wafers and toffees are formulated to help shed pounds, boost the immune system and promote bone health.
March 31, 2013
Study: Mediterranean And Low-Carb Diets Have Long-Lasting Health Benefits
Dieting today may still positively affect your health years from now. That's what a recent study conducted by Ben Gurion University has shown. Even if some weight has been regained, the benefits of diets like the Mediterranean or low-carb diet can last years.
October 14, 2012
Surprise! Eating Fatty Foods May Actually Lead To Weight Loss
Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have discovered that foods high in fat, when consumed in a scheduled manner, actually lead to weight loss. Moreover, the diet examined led to a unique metabolism that caused the body to convert fat into energy - rather than store it.
September 13, 2012
Low-Carb, High-Carb, It Doesn’t Matter, Study Says, It’s All About The Veggies
Israeli nutrition experts found it doesn’t matter which kind of diet you choose – the outcome depends on vegetable consumption. Your chances of losing weight hinges on eating more vegetables and cutting down on sweets rather than on whether you consume less carbs or fat.
March 09, 2012
Increase In Water Consumption Helps Overweight Children Lose Weight
An Israeli research conducted among overweight Israeli children shows a direct connection between drinking water and weight loss. According to the study, the smallest increase in water consumption can change a child's metabolic rate.
October 30, 2011