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'Haredi MKs neglect the public'

'Haredi MKs neglect the public'

Shas MK slams UTJ MK for holding up regulations to ensure better quality food for Israeli students.Michal Levi, 20/12/2017 09:00
Knesset approves healthier menu for afternoon programs

Knesset approves healthier menu for afternoon programs

Knesset passes new law requiring foods served in afternoon programs to meet health standards.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2016 07:00
Health Minister: No more chocolate milk at school

Health Minister: No more chocolate milk at school

Health Minister bans distribution of 'shoko' - chocolate milk drinks - in Israeli schools as part of campaign for healthier school lunches.Gary Willig, 17/11/2016 20:45
New development in Telma cornflakes investigation

New development in Telma cornflakes investigation

According to report by a private investigation company, a wrong barcode on the salmonella infected cornflakes caused them to be distributedArutz Sheva Staff, 10/08/2016 14:37
MKs to Tackle Nutrition, Hygiene in Schools

MKs to Tackle Nutrition, Hygiene in Schools

‘Worrying’ findings from 2009 the subject of Knesset discussion after MKs find no changes were made.Maayana Miskin, 27/11/2013 09:51
Health Ministry Promotes Whole Grain Products

Health Ministry Promotes Whole Grain Products

The Health Ministry will allow bakers and bread manufacturers to use a “seal of approval” if they use whole grain flourDavid Lev, 24/12/2012 00:42
IDF Base Aims to Produce Healthier Soldiers

IDF Base Aims to Produce Healthier Soldiers

The IDF has begun a program designed to encourage soldiers to eat more healthfully, exercise more, and take better care of their teethDavid Lev, 06/11/2012 20:14
Medical Tourism is New Trend in Israel

Medical Tourism is New Trend in Israel

Now you can tour Israel and at the same time get a knee replacement. Sounds unusual? Thousands are turning Israel into a medical hot-spot.INR Staff, 09/10/2012 07:00
Nutrition: Pass Up on the Salt, Please

Nutrition: Pass Up on the Salt, Please

The pros and cons of salt consumption.Nili Abrahams, CHHC, 03/10/2012 15:27
Nutrition Series: Real Food

Nutrition Series: Real Food

Arutz Sheva offers a new series to help you think and know more about what you eat. Part 1 defines what can be called food.Nili Abrahams, CHHC, 31/08/2012 08:21
NY Soda Ban Hearing with a Holocaust Allusion

NY Soda Ban Hearing with a Holocaust Allusion

NY City board of health held a public hearing over proposal to limit size of sugary drinks, with councilman making allusion to Holocaust. Rachel Hirshfeld , 25/07/2012 12:39
Israel May Impose 'Junk Food Tax'

Israel May Impose 'Junk Food Tax'

Israelis, like many Westerners, are getting fatter, and the government is considering taxes to discourage consumption of junk food.David Lev, 15/03/2012 15:51
Yeshiva Students Learn About Health

Yeshiva Students Learn About Health

The Bnei Akiva Nechalim yeshiva dedicates a whole month to health awareness, nutrition, fitness, harmful factors and addictions.Elad Benari and Yoni Kempinski, 10/02/2012 09:33
‘Beware Vitamin E’

‘Beware Vitamin E’

A unique Tel Aviv U. study warns that Vitamin E, once ballyhooed as wonder vitamin, may do more harm than good.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 06/01/2010 13:20