Aryeh Deri starts the fight against obesity and diabetes in Israelis

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 Arye Deri starts the fight against obesity and diabetes among Israelis

Health Minister Aryeh Deri has instructed health ministry officials to look into the implementation of various regulatory measures to tackle the rise in obesity and diabetes in response to criticism over the recent repeal of the tax on sugary drinks.

The Jerusalem Post reported.

The Ministry of Health will seek to create a database to track sugar consumption in various sectors, promote restrictive legislation against junk food advertising, and ban the sale of drinks and foods with sugar in schools around the world. Israel and various other potential regulatory measures.

“The Ministry of Health has an obligation to act practically in its goal of reducing the incidence of diabetes and obesity. I will do my best to ensure that this battle but it was successful,” Deri said.

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