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A healthy diet is not all about food – it is part of every stage of your life, every hour of the day in which we choose our health and our children's health time and time again. It is us who decide what food to keep at home, what toppings to put in the sandwich or what to serve on the family dinner table.

EfshariBari for Me: Noga, Jenny and Ma’ayan

Each one of us experiences such moments of bliss upon finding healthier options or preparing diverse family meals. What is EfshariBari for you? And now: What does it mean for Noga, Jenny and Ma’ayan

Winter Nutrition

What happens to our body during the winter? Why are we so hungry? Why do we have an increasing appetite for carbohydrates? Is there any healthy “comfort” food?

New Government Dietary Guidelines

Eat natural, colorful food, with familiar, favorite flavors and smells – and mainly eat healthier food. Everything you need to know about the Ministry of Health’s dietary guidelines and their health

Alcohol Is Not All!

Although drinking alcohol is widely perceived as a social act, its effect might be depressive and may result in many negative consequences.

Switching to Drinking Water

It is not easy to change habits. In this article we answer frequently asked questions to help you or your child make the change.

The End of the "Uncomfortable" Era

Hosts stop feeling uncomfortable and start serving water: the Ministry of Health and Efsharibari campaign review the habits and norms of drinking sweetened beverages

Bread and Whole Grains

What are whole grains? Why should they be part of your diet and how will you know which bakery goods are (really) made of whole grains?

Healthy Nutrition in the Garden

A guide for community garden coordinators, volunteers, nutritionists, educators, and visitors: how to create a discourse about nutrition and healthy living.

Dried Fruit

What do you think about dried fruit? Are they healthy or harmful for the body? What and how much should really be eaten? Is fruit naturally sweet or is sugar, and possibly food coloring, added to it?

The Green Symbol

It is green and round and here to help us all make healthier choices: What foods and products will have the green symbol and what are the criteria?

Fresh is EfshariBari: The Recipes

Quick and easy recipes: Simple cooking for the entire family. Every recipe has common ingredients combined with products children don’t usually try

Patent Pasta

A hot, tasty, colorful and fast Mediterranean dish: with cherry tomatoes, legumes and whole wheat pasta.

A Whole Meal in a Jar

A Mediterranean meal mixed in a jar, colorful, tasty, quick and most importantly – fun to prepare with the kids!

Mediterranean Tortilla

Colorful vegetables, a variety of legumes and wholegrains – all rolled together up to one tasty, quick and simple meal.

Garden Vegetable Pasta

An abundance of vegetables and herbs: zucchini, leeks, mushrooms, broccoli, cauliflower and spinach with sun-dried tomatoes, olive oil, fresh herbs and grilled Tzfat cheese

Pumpkin Muffins

Tasty orange cakes – a quick and fun 5-step recipe fun to make with the kids

Sugar-Free Vegan Mayonnaise

Have you ever checked the list of ingredients in your mayonnaise? Did you notice the sugar in there? Below is a recipe for a delicious, easy-to-make, soy milk-based homemade mayonnaise.

Real Fruit Popsicles

No added sugar or flavor extracts, with lots of real fruit: a sweet and healthy recipe for home-made popsicles.

Cucumber Roll

As a starter, snack or just “on the road”, with quality calcium from the cheese and a variety of vitamins from the colorful vegetables.

One Bite Tortilla Skewers

Mexican-inspired snack. Tortillas are a good source of fiber and calcium; avocado is an excellent source of good fats, especially monounsaturated fats which help reducing blood cholesterol.

Energy Balls

Who needs processed sweets? Here is a sweet and healthy recipe that can be prepared in advance and stored in the fridge for hectic times

Fruit and Vegetable Snacks

Cast aside the salty and sweet snacks. They contain especially high quantities of sodium (salt), fats and sugar, alongside flavor and smell enhancers, various additives to prolong their shelf life.

Orange Lentil "Hummus"

Legumes are an excellent source of quality protein and could be prepared in many cooking methods, some of them very surprising

Baked Apple Chips

Easy to make, just two ingredients, the oven on low temperature, together with a few apples - work some magic in the kitchen with baked apple "chips" to replace any candy or ultra-processed snack.

Spelt Flour Crackers

Looking for something crispy that goes well with healthy spreads or beside vegetables, as an easy dish or at the park? Here is a simple recipe for crackers that will get the job done.

Quick Cocoa and Date Balls

When you want something sweet - but also healthy, these cocoa and date balls, with raw tahini and almond butter, are a quick and pleasing solution

Enriched Homemade Granola

No odd-sounding additives, much less fat and sugar, more ingredients rich in minerals and vitamins - this homemade granola is fun to make and eat by ourselves or send to someone we want to cheer

Yogurt and Fruit Popsicle

Popsicles are a nutritional and low-calorie dish. They contain yogurt, which is a source of protein, calcium and vitamin A.

Kiwi-Watermelon Popsicle

A popsicle is a cool dish, rich with vitamins (mainly vitamins A and C) and contains minerals and dietary fibers.

Nutrition During Wartime

During wartime, eating habits often change; at times, swallowing becomes challenging, and at other times, people continue to eat. We can support those around us in managing these situations.

Healthy Diet During Pregnancy

During pregnancy the body changes and the diet needs to change with it. Which foods are recommended during this time and which foods should be avoided?

Eating Healthy in the Golden Years

As you grow older, the priority of a healthy, balanced diet becomes higher for keeping independent in your daily activities, reducing the risk of chronic diseases

2024 Calendar

Calendar for the year 2024, including local and global health days

Drinking water only

Don't feel uncomfortable - Drinking water only at the workplace! Poster in Hebrew

Drinking water only

Don't feel uncomfortable - Drinking water only during the holidays or family gatherings! Poster in Hebrew

Serving water only

Hosts don't need to feel uncomfortable - Serve water - Poster in Hebrew

Drinking water only

Don't feel uncomfortable - Drinking water only at the birthday party! Poster in Hebrew

Drinking water only

Don't feel uncomfortable - Drinking water only at the workplace! Interactive file to print and share - Hebrew

Drinking water only

Don't feel uncomfortable - Drinking water only during the holidays or family gatherings! Interactive file to print and share - Hebrew

Serving water only

Hosts don't need to feel uncomfortable - Serve water - Interactive file to print and share - Hebrew

Drinking water only

Don't feel uncomfortable - Drinking water only at the birthday party! Interactive file to print and share - Hebrew

Drinking water only

Don't feel uncomfortable - Drinking water only at the workplace! Poster in Arabic

Drinking water only

Don't feel uncomfortable - Drinking water only during the holidays or family gatherings! Poster in Arabic

Serving water only

Hosts don't need to feel uncomfortable - Serve water - Poster in Arabic

Drinking water only

Don't feel uncomfortable - Drinking water only at the birthday party! Poster in Arabic

Drinking water only

Don't feel uncomfortable - Drinking water only at the workplace! Interactive file to print and share - Arabic

Drinking water only

Don't feel uncomfortable - Drinking water only during the holidays or family gatherings! Interactive file to print and share - Arabic

Serving water only

Hosts don't need to feel uncomfortable - Serve water - Interactive file to print and share - Arabic

Drinking water only

Don't feel uncomfortable - Drinking water only at the birthday party! Interactive file to print and share - Arabic

The Green Label

Detailed guidelines for using the green label for bulk foods

Did You Know?

There are around 4.5 sugar teaspoons in just one glass of a sugar-sweetened beverage - Poster

Did You Know?

There are around 4.5 sugar teaspoons in just one glass of a sugar-sweetened beverage - Banner

Sugar-Sweetened Beverages - Chazak

Avoiding sugar-sweetened beverages - video for the Haredi sector

Tooth Brushing - Chazak

Encourage tooth brushing - video for the Haredi sector

Healthy Sandwiches - Chazak

Eating healthier sandwiches - video for the Haredi sector

Candy - Chazak

Eating less candy - video for the Haredi sector

Snacks - Chazak

Eating less snacks - video for the Haredi sector

Don't Feel Uncomfortable

Sweetened beverages? Water only!

Don't Feel Uncomfortable

Sweetened beverages? Water only!

Don't Feel Uncomfortable

Diet drinks? Water only!

Nutritional Rainbow Diet

Goodbye and thank you, food pyramid, Israel is moving forward. After extensive development efforts, the Nutrition Department in the Ministry of Health presents Israel's new nutritional guidelines.

Efsharibari at Home: Healthy Nutrition for Older Adults

Tal Frieling, a nutritionist from the Ministry of Health, explains what you should pay attention to when ordering groceries and how you can eat with friends and family - even from a distance.

Efsharibari at Home: Eating Healthy with the Whole Family

Even when in isolation or during lockdown: Nutritionist Michal Segal with suggestions for a family meal that you can make with all members of the family.

This Passover, We Eat Healthier (1st and 2nd grades)

1st grade: Enrichment - Health - Why is this Passover different from all others? We eat healthier Teacher: Shiri Dotan Shmulevich

Nutrition and Nutritional Labelling (1st and 2nd Grades)

1st grade: Science - Nutrition and nutritional labelling Teacher: Hadas Sharir

This Passover, We Eat Healthier (3rd through 6th grades)

3rd grade: Enrichment - Health - Why is this Passover different from all others? We eat healthier (3rd through 6th grades) Teacher: Shiri Dotan Shmulevich

Healthy and Informed Nutrition (3rd to 6th Grades)

3rd grade: Health - Healthy and informed nutrition Teacher: Hadas Sharir

Language - Informed Nutrition

6th grade: Language - Informed nutrition Teacher: Limor Asis

Efsharibari at Home: Eating Healthy in Old Age

What nutritional priniciples are especially important in old age? What nutrients should you include in a balanced diet? Tal Frieling, a nutritionist in the Minisitry of Health, explains it all.

1st Grade: Health - The Power of Color in Fruit and Vegetables

Teacher: Iris Ventura

Efsharibari Birthday

Change is already here: More and more parents and preschool staff have switched to healthier birthday parties. Efsharibari study by Tel Aviv University shows 74% of parents want healthier birthdays.

The Haifa Health-Promoting Workplaces Club

"Efsharibari on the Scene" the Haifa Health-Promoting Workplaces Club convened at the Egged Administration Offices in Haifa.

Efsharibari on the Scene, Sarah Holtzman, Haifa

"Efsharibari on the Scene" with Sara Holtzman, Haifa City Hall administration, a member of the Haifa Health-Promoting Workplaces Club.

Efsharibari on the Scene, Bracha Sela, Haifa

"Efsharibari on the Scene" with Bracha Sela, Haifa City Hall Secretary, a member of the Haifa Health-Promoting Workplaces Club.

Efsharibari on the Scene, Galit Rand, Haifa City Hall

"Efsharibari on the Scene" with Galit Rand from Haifa City Hall, and a member of the Haifa Health-Promoting Workplaces Club.

Efsharibari on the Scene, Hava Goldenberg, Carmel Medical Center

"Efsharibari on the Scene" with Hava Goldenberg from the Carmel Medical Center, a member of the Haifa Health-Promoting Workplaces Club.

Efsharibari on the Scene, Roni Perry Nadav, "Freedom of Movement" Studio Owner

"Efsharibari on the Scene" with Roni Perry Nadav, "Freedom of Movement" Studio Owner, and a member of the Haifa Health-Promoting Workplaces Club.

Efsharibari on the Scene, Kobi Manor, Discount

"Efsharibari on the Scene" with Kobi Manor who is a member of the Haifa Health-Promoting Workplaces Club.

"Efsharibari on the Scene", Ariel Azogi, Discount

"Efsharibari on the Scene" with Ariel Azogi who is a member of the Haifa Health-Promoting Workplaces Club.

Efsharibari Birthday: The Study Behind the Idea

Social marketing study by the Communications Department at Tel Aviv University. Study's goal: Bring about a healthy change in preschools.

Efsharibari is health-promoting schools

Program's goal: Promoting healthy behaviors and habits at schools.

Efsharibari is health-promoting pre-schools

Program includes: cleaning habits, active daily routine, and healthy and varied nutrition.

Efsharibari Bday Party - the Research Behind the Idea

The Department of Communication, Tel Aviv University

We Do Not Take Home Sugar-Sweetened Drinks

74% of Israelis already agree: we can do without sugar-sweetened drinks at home.

Health-Promoting Schools 2017

Health-Promoting Schools 2017.

Efsharibari Around the World: Muhammad Khatib

Efsharibari around the World: Change4life, Muhammad Khatib.

Efsharibari around the World: Milka Dunahin

Efsharibari around the World: Dr. Milka Dunahin

Efsharibari around the World: Diane Levin

Efsharibari Around the World: Youth Speaks, Diane Levin.

19th National Education and Health Promotion: Efsharibari Conference, 2017

Conference proceedings, lectures and inspirational contents from Israel and abroad.

Efsharibari 2017: What's Going On and Where Are We Headed, Liri Findling Andy

Liri Findling Andy, Director of the National Program for Active and Healthy Lifestyle, Efsharibari, with everything that's going on right now, followup plans and the Efsharibari vision for the future.

EfshariBari 2017: Challenge and Global Vision, Professor Grotto

Prof. Grotto, Ministry of Health Deputy Director General, with new data from the 19th Education and Health Promotion Conference (Efsharibari), Israel 2017.

Efsharibari 2017: The Challenge of the Spokesperson's Office and Advertisement, Einav Shomron

The spokesperson's challenges and conveying nutritional messages to the media: successes, risks, future challenges.

Efsharibari 2017: Challenges in Changing Food Environment, Professor Endevelt

Prof. Ronit Endevelt, Director of the Nutrition Division, Ministry of Health.

Efsharibari Conference: How to Facilitate Healthy Choices in Amsterdam

19th Education and Health Promotion Conference (Efsharibari), 2017 - From Inspiration to Implementation.

Efsharibari Conference: Healthy Weight Program Amsterdam

19th Education and Health Promotion Conference (Efsharibari), 2017 - From Inspiration to Implementation.

"Efsharibari Cooking" Kit: You Can Do It Too!

Chef Itai Farkas explains the concept of "Efsharibari Cooking".

Efsharibari Cooking - Tasty, Colorful and Mediterranean

"Efsharibari Cooking"'- a recreational Mediterranean cooking activity for all ages you could do together with anybody: family members, classmates, colleagues at an organization, even the whole school.

Cooking Efsharibari with Irit Livne from the Ministry of Education

Irit Livne, supervisor of the "Efsharibari Cooking" initative in the Ministry of Education, in association with the Ministry of Health and the National Program for Active and Healthy Lifestyle.

Food Label - Efsharibari

Efsharibari harmful food label: Now it's easier to choose healthier

The Food Labeling Reform is Under Way!

The food labeling reform of Efsharibari is under way, and it is now easier to choose healthy.

The Food Labeling Reform of Efsharibari

Red labels for foods high in sugar, sodium or saturated fat, and green labels for foods you should consume as part of a healthy diet.