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In Israel die from obesity every year about 10 thousand people

According to the report of the Israeli Ministry of health in Israel annually die from obesity and malnutrition, about 10 thousand people, representing 23% of the total number deaths in the country.

In addition, Israel is one of the leading places in the world in sugar consumption. According to the report, 41% of adolescent girls and 45% boys every day drink sweet drinks.

The report also noted that over 50% of the population are overweight, and 10% diabetes. 30% of children from grade 7 and older suffer from obesity.

We will remind, earlier this month published a ranking of «mobility» — scientists from Stanford University (USA) has collected information on physical activity among smartphone users in 111 countries around the world. Israel in this ranking at the 25th place, with an average of 5033 steps per day – slightly inferior to Turkey, but actively any of the Arab countries.

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In Israel die from obesity every year about 10 thousand people
25.07.2017

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