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Israeli study: Artificial sweeteners may promote diabetes

September 18, 2014, 9:18 pm
Israeli study: Artificial sweeteners may promote diabetes

Research suggests sweeteners hamper how well body handles sugar in diet, which in turn can result in higher blood sugar levels. Research suggests sweeteners hamper how well body handles sugar in diet, which in turn can result in higher blood sugar levels. Read More »

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In English interview Hamas second in command Abu Marzook said Hamas doesn’t want war: We don’t want that, and the Israelis, I guess, don’t like to see that (war) again. In English interview Hamas second in command Abu Marzook said Hamas doesn’t want war: We don’t want that, and the Israelis, I guess, don’t like to see that (war) again. Read More »

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In first speech since announcing dramatic break from politics, interior minister seems to back Lapid’s demands for reigning in defense budget, highlighting tensions with Netanyahu. Read More »

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300 US citizens take Jordan-based bank to court for allegedly funding Hamas, in hopes of bringing justice to 24 victims of group’s troup. 300 US citizens take Jordan-based bank to court for allegedly funding Hamas, in hopes of bringing justice to 24 victims of group’s troup. Read More »

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IN PICTURES: Hundreds of LGBTQ community members and supporters take to the streets of Israel capital to show there here and proud of it. IN PICTURES: Hundreds of LGBTQ community members and supporters take to the streets of Israel capital to show there here and proud of it. Read More »

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Pickaxe found hidden in suspects clothing; Palestinian says he was planning to attack a soldier in Jerusalem. Pickaxe found hidden in suspects clothing; Palestinian says he was planning to attack a soldier in Jerusalem. Read More »

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Israeli archeologist tells Ynet about the excavation that uncovered the extermination camp’s gas chambers, including the finding of victims’ personal items, among them a golden wedding ring. Read More »

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Full cost of reconstruction expected to be around $4 billion over three years, Palestinian PM says; rebuilding of Strip will require 10,000 tons of cement a day coming into Gaza over the next 6 months. Read More »

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Jailed Fatah leader dismisses peace talks with Israel as pointless, says effort should shift to boycott that would make Israel’s presence in the West Bank too costly to bear. Jailed Fatah leader dismisses peace talks with Israel as pointless, says effort should shift to boycott that would make Israel’s presence in the West Bank too costly to bear. Read More »

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Netanyahu speaks to southern mayors and promises to continue investing in their communities – as well as in their protection: ‘Keep building, and we’ll worry about security and defense. Read More »

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While Jewish community leaders decide to remain neutral on historic referendum taking place Thursday, many believe independence will lead to a more anti-Semitic and anti-Israel Scotland. Read More »

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Rocket alert sirens sounded in Hof Ashkelon and Sha’ar HaNegev regional councils. Rocket alert sirens sounded in Hof Ashkelon and Sha’ar HaNegev regional councils. Matan Tzuri, Yoav Zitun Tweet Code Red rocket alert sirens blared through southern Israel on Thursday, for the second time since the end of Operation Protective Edge. Read More »

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Three-hour strike is an act of solidarity with Israel Postal Company workers, who have been imposing sanctions following impasse in negotiations over the company’s recovery plan. Read More »

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Now, more than ever, the odds of Israel giving up the Golan for peace are slim as the situation in Syria continues to deteriorate: ‘UNDOF is there to oversee an agreement between Israel and Syria, but in practice there is no Syria anymore. Read More »

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Among those vying for Gideon Sa’ar’s job, following his dramatic retirement announcement, are Gilad Erdan, Yisrael Katz, Yariv Levin, Gila Gamliel and Miri Regev. Among those vying for Gideon Sa’ar’s job, following his dramatic retirement announcement, are Gilad Erdan, Yisrael Katz, Yariv Levin, Gila Gamliel and Miri Regev. Read More »

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Former tourism minister is suspected of tender bias in favor of private company that hired producer with intimate ties to him, as well as exceeding allocated amount of ministry funding to events in question. Read More »

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In wide-ranging interview, Military Intelligence Directorate source reiterates threat posed by radical group, insists majority of 8200 refuseniks never listened to confidential calls by Palestinians. Read More »

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Opinion poll on Jewish identity finds a third of Israelis believe that to be considered a Jew, one has to live in Israel; only quarter of public believe that a Jew is anyone who calls himself one. Read More »

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Special victims division chief says increase in incidents started in July, in wake of Gaza conflict and emergence of ISIS. Special victims division chief says increase in incidents started in July, in wake of Gaza conflict and emergence of ISIS. Read More »

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Op-ed: Very few of Israel’s citizens know that they owe their lives today to the leadership which signed Camp David Accords. Read More »

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Analysis: Defense Minister declared the ‘next chief of staff will be appointed from within ranks of IDF,’ making it clear to Maj. Gen. (res.) Galant that he has lost out in race – and is not even a candidate for the post. Read More »

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Under new deal, up to 800 truckloads of construction material will enter Gaza per day ‘to facilitate recovery and reconstruction of Gaza,’ says UN envoy for Mideast peace process. Read More »

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Report reveals government workers employed in Holot detention center place increased pressure on migrants to leave country; ‘they keep telling us ‘sign, sign,’ but I can’t go back to Sudan’. Read More »

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Interior Minister Sa’ar becomes the latest in a string of high-profile departures – after Benny Begin, Dan Meridor, and Moshe Kahlon. Interior Minister Sa’ar becomes the latest in a string of high-profile departures – after Benny Begin, Dan Meridor, and Moshe Kahlon. Read More »

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LIVE: President Obama addresses troops at MacDill Air Force Base, as American-led coalition against radical group expands operations. LIVE: President Obama addresses troops at MacDill Air Force Base, as American-led coalition against radical group expands operations. Read More »

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Led by Yoram Haimi, international team discovers exact location of extermination camp’s killing chambers, in breakthrough finding for project. Led by Yoram Haimi, international team discovers exact location of extermination camp’s killing chambers, in breakthrough finding for project. Read More »

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On eve of talks to reach nuclear deal with Iran, Iran highlights gripes with US in number of infographics, as Israel express concern. On eve of talks to reach nuclear deal with Iran, Iran highlights gripes with US in number of infographics, as Israel express concern. Attila Somfalvi, AFP Tweet “Israel is very concerned. Read More »

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After Gaza op, more and more Gazans are attempting to flee Gaza through Egypt into Europe – recent boat crash near Malta which saw over 500 people go missing or die highlights perils Palestinian face en route to new life in EU. Read More »

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Yosef Abobaker entered Syria with American-Israeli journalist Sotloff only to be kidnapped by ISIS militants 20 minutes after; ‘I did my best to save him’. Yosef Abobaker entered Syria with American-Israeli journalist Sotloff only to be kidnapped by ISIS militants 20 minutes after; ‘I did my best to save him’. Read More »

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After former IDF rabbi relieved of duty for leaking information to Bennett, former Shin Bet chief backs ministers: Netanyhu, Ya’alon has disregard for Cabinet ministers, don’t allow real debate. Read More »

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Rabbi Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto to serve year in jail in exchange for admiting he bribed top police commander. Rabbi Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto to serve year in jail in exchange for admiting he bribed top police commander. Read More »

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Analysis: Economy Minister Bennett was the only one who professionally challenged Defense Minister Ya’alon’s understanding during Operation Protective Edge. Even if he erred in the way he obtained the information, he was often right about the facts. Read More »

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Leading retailer Sports Direct apologizes after security guard tells two boys wearing Jewish school uniforms, ‘No Jews, no Jews.’ Leading retailer Sports Direct apologizes after security guard tells two boys wearing Jewish school uniforms, ‘No Jews, no Jews. Read More »

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After Gaza op, Hamas executed a number of alleged collaborators, AP spoke with one of their widows, giving rare glimpse into how Israel works to find local informants under Hamas’ iron first rule in Gaza. Read More »

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Analysis: Why are the Middle Eastern forces, whose integrity is being threatened by ISIS, afraid to attack the murderous organization? What will the offensive look like in the end and what role will Israel play in it? Analysis: Why are the Middle Read More »

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Gershuni, one of Israel’s most renowned artists, opens ‘No Father No Mother’ retrospective at New National Gallery. Gershuni, one of Israel’s most renowned artists, opens ‘No Father No Mother’ retrospective at New National Gallery. Read More »

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Security sources say Gaza group sent message through mediators that it would respect ceasefire, punish cell responsible for attack. Security sources say Gaza group sent message through mediators that it would respect ceasefire, punish cell responsible for attack. Read More »

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Mideast envoy Robert Serry says agreement on mechanism for Strip rehabilitation gives ‘lead role to PA.’ Mideast envoy Robert Serry says agreement on mechanism for Strip rehabilitation gives ‘lead role to PA. Read More »

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Op-ed: There is nothing our politicians are more afraid of than Jerusalem. And when they are afraid, no decisions are made and the situation is ignored. This is how an intifada develops. Op-ed: There is nothing our politicians are more afraid of than Jerusalem. And when they are afraid, no decisions are made and the situation is ignored. Read More »

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Syrian ambassador says Jabhat al-Nusra has driven out all UN peacekeeping forces from Golan Heights, captured their uniforms, vehicles. Syrian ambassador says Jabhat al-Nusra has driven out all UN peacekeeping forces from Golan Heights, captured their uniforms, vehicles. Read More »

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Brig. Gen. (res.) Rontzki relieved from reserve duty for supplying classified information to Bayit Yehudi Chairman Bennett. Brig. Gen. (res.) Rontzki relieved from reserve duty for supplying classified information to Bayit Yehudi Chairman Bennett. Yoav Zitun, Moran Azulay, Kobi Nachshoni Tweet Brig. Gen. (res. Read More »

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Facing US air strikes in Iraq, Islamic State fighters abandoned heavy weaponry that made them easy targets; In Raqqa, the group has evacuated buildings it was using as offices, redeployed heavy weaponry, and moved fighters’ families out of the city. Read More »

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Data gathered from more than 800 European Jewish communities reveal that while some half a million Jews will attend Rosh Hashanah prayers this year, 70% choose not to go to synagogue during High Holidays. Read More »

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Strip militants fire on southern communities; Hamas disavows launch, reiterates commitment to long-term ceasefire with Israel. Strip militants fire on southern communities; Hamas disavows launch, reiterates commitment to long-term ceasefire with Israel. Read More »

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Op-ed: With a leadership loyal to the perception of ‘conflict management,’ it won’t come as a complete surprise if Israel is required to launch another military campaign – in order to win it in advance. Read More »

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Three family members hurt by smoke inhalation after suspects set fire to Brussels temple; local police: ‘All leads are open.’ Three family members hurt by smoke inhalation after suspects set fire to Brussels temple; local police: ‘All leads are open. Read More »

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Hanan Ashrawi: ‘These numbers released by the settlers council are an indication of Israel’s policy of lawlessness, policy of colonization and land theft, policy of destroying the two-state solution and the chances of peace Hanan Ashrawi: ‘These Read More »

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Former Krav Maga champion brought to court with another suspect accused of attacking two Eritreans in Petah Tikvah. Former Krav Maga champion brought to court with another suspect accused of attacking two Eritreans in Petah Tikvah. Read More »

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Defense minister says Israel is working to stabilize the reality on the ground, will supervise any passage of construction materials into the Gaza Strip. Defense minister says Israel is working to stabilize the reality on the ground, will supervise any passage of construction materials into the Gaza Strip. Read More »

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Humble to the core, the former Mossad chief who helped lay the foundations for the IDF said: ‘If I contributed anything to the state, I don’t deserve thanks for it.’ Humble to the core, the former Mossad chief who helped lay the foundations for the IDF said: ‘If I contributed anything to the state, I don’t deserve thanks for it. Read More »

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Over 700 Palestinians arrested for violence since July, police note significant increase in number of minors taking part in riots. Over 700 Palestinians arrested for violence since July, police note significant increase in number of minors taking part in riots. Read More »

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Finance Minister tells Ynet he believes the crisis over the 2015 state budget would be resolved without bringing to the collapse of the coalition, also says he’s not worried about 0% VAT legislation passing. Read More »

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Official allegedly gave millions of shekels in tenders to associates; police evidence based on undercover investigation. Official allegedly gave millions of shekels in tenders to associates; police evidence based on undercover investigation. Read More »

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Tax authority seizes three suitcases packed with unused $100 bills at Lanseria airport; suspects say cash was to buy arms for Nigerian security services. Tax authority seizes three suitcases packed with unused $100 bills at Lanseria airport; suspects say cash was to buy arms for Nigerian security services. Read More »

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If the new treatment mechanism, known as immunotherapy, lives up to expectations, the world of oncology could undergo a real revolution within just a few years – meet Keytruda, Israeli drug for fighting metastatic melanoma. Read More »

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Analysis: As the security situation in Jerusalem worsens, we must deeply analyze the meaning of the growing support for Hamas in the West Bank. Analysis: As the security situation in Jerusalem worsens, we must deeply analyze the meaning of the growing support for Hamas in the West Bank. Read More »

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Group of Eritreans refugees join medical system as translators after undergoing specialized course: ‘Out premise was that the more the communication improves, the better the medical service becomes,’ doctor says. Read More »

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Video obtained by Ynet documents footage of masked gunmen shooting at Israeli Border Police post; Palestinians residents claim police negligence in handling situation. Video obtained by Ynet documents footage of masked gunmen shooting at Israeli Border Police post; Palestinians residents claim police negligence in handling situation. Read More »

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Oskar Groening, former SS sergeant, is accused of helping operate the death camp in Poland, ‘helping the Nazi regime benefit economically, and supporting the systematic killings,’ prosecuters say. Read More »

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Lapid vowed to work for middle class, putting forth bill intended to help young couples buy a home – however fight with Netanyahu, Ya’alon over defense budget has put bill on hold, could force Lapid out of gov’t. Read More »

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