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  1. This study aimed at exploring the relationships between physical activity, weight control, and psycho-social aspects of the COVID-19 lockdown, which have characterized the Israeli population’s behavior during ...

    Authors: Sima Zach, Javier Fernandez-Rio, Aviva Zeev, Miki Ophir and Sigal Eilat-Adar

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:52

    Content type: Original research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:55

  2. In January 2020, Israel launched a reform mandating Front-of-Package (FOP) labeling on food products. The current study examined the factors affecting consumers’ decision-making regarding the use of FOP labels...

    Authors: Shosh Shahrabani

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:44

    Content type: Original research article

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  3. Food allergy can result in life-threatening anaphylaxis and is considered an increasing public health burden. Hospitalized patients are dependent on the hospital menu to meet their nutritional needs; thus, err...

    Authors: Rivki Harari, Orly Toren, Yuval Tal and Tair Ben-Porat

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:32

    Content type: Integrative article

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  4. Increased anxiety was frequently reported during the 2020 global COVID-19 pandemic. An association between anxiety and increased body weight has been documented. Identifying associations between diet quality a...

    Authors: Vered Kaufman-Shriqui, Daniela Abigail Navarro, Olga Raz and Mona Boaz

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:28

    Content type: Original research article

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  5. Food labeling to encourage healthier food choices may have positive long-term effects. Yet previous studies point to challenges in terms of how consumers understand and use labeling information. The current st...

    Authors: Shosh Shahrabani

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:25

    Content type: Original research article

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  6. Disordered eating (DE), defined as unhealthy eating attitudes and behaviors, is considered a major public health problem among adolescents. Nevertheless, rates of DE among Arab and Jewish adolescents in Israel...

    Authors: Roni Elran-Barak, Michal Bromberg, Tal Shimony, Rita Dichtiar, Nisim Mery, Lesley Nitsan and Lital Keinan-Boker

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2020 9:27

    Content type: Original research article

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  7. Iodine is an essential micronutrient for thyroid gland function. Iodine deficiency disorders are a spectrum of conditions affecting the fetus, child, adolescent and adult. Iodine requirements are increased in ...

    Authors: John H. Lazarus

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2020 9:20

    Content type: Commentary

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    The original article was published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2020 9:9

  8. Iodine is an essential nutrient for human health throughout the life cycle, especially during early stages of intrauterine life and infancy, to ensure adequate neurocognitive development. The growing global re...

    Authors: Shani R. Rosen, Yaniv S. Ovadia, Eyal Y. Anteby, Shlomo Fytlovich, Dorit Aharoni, Doron Zamir, Dov Gefel and Simon Shenhav

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2020 9:9

    Content type: Original research article

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    The Commentary to this article has been published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2020 9:20

  9. A recurring problem in medical institutions is patients not always receiving food meeting their nutritional and medical needs. A proposed contributing factor is non- inclusion of dietitians in food service sta...

    Authors: Orit Yona, Rebecca Goldsmith and Ronit Endevelt

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2020 9:5

    Content type: Original research article

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  10. Epidemiological studies have shown deterioration in dental health accompanying the ageing process. Tooth loss increases with age. Chewing ability is closely correlated with number of natural teeth present: the...

    Authors: L. Natapov, D. Kushnir, R. Goldsmith, R. Dichtiar and S. P. Zusman

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2018 7:58

    Content type: Original research article

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    The Commentary to this article has been published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2019 8:33

  11. Food supply to poor populations is a big challenge, particularly in periods of economic stress and in an era of chronic diseases epidemics. In Israel more than 4000 poor families are currently receiving food s...

    Authors: M. Endeweld, R. Goldsmith and R. Endevelt

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2018 7:54

    Content type: Original research article

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