Don’t Lose Nutritional Balance You can see if you have balanced nutrition or not by taking the Balanced Nutrition Test, developed by the Sabri Ülker Foundation in conjunction with Institut für Ernaehrung und Preaventi
The New Enemy Among Us: Hidden Hunger
You will probably hear these two words more and more often. Some scientists believe that people who prefer junk food suffer hidden hunger due to insufficient vitamin intake.
Hidden Hunger is a Global Concern
According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, about 10 percent of the world’s population, or nearly 1 billion people, are struggling with hidden hunger.
1 Billion People Suffer Hidden Hunger
Sabri Ülker Foundation General Manager Begüm Mutuş noted that more than a thousand nutritional profiles were uploaded with the Self Check application developed by University of Hohenheim and adapted for the Turkish public under the name “Balanced Nutrition Test.”
Prof. Gökhan Hotamışlıgil: We Make Considerable Investments in Science, So We Shouldn’t Let Young Scientists Leave Prof. Gökhan Hotamışlıgil, Director of the Sabri Ülker Center, an institution that was established at the T.H. Chan School of Public Health at Harvard University in 2014, has important warnings about our young scientists.
Don’t Lose Nutritional Balance
You can see if you have balanced nutrition or not by taking the Balanced Nutrition Test, developed by the Sabri Ülker Foundation in conjunction with Institut für Ernaehrung und Preavention and the University of Hohenheim.
Balanced Nutrition for Healthier Generations
Turkey’s most extensive and sustainable education program, the result of a collaboration between the Sabri Ülker Foundation and the Ministry of National Education General Directorate of Basic Education, aims to prevent nutrition-related health problems in children.
Health Development App Now Available in Turkey
iGrow, a mobile app developed by the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research, has been brought to the country by the Sabri Ülker Foundation, who have translated it into Turkish and adapted its content for the Turkish audience. This is the first time the app has been made available outside the Netherlands.
Healthy Generations with iGrow
iGrow, a mobile app developed by the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research, has been brought to the country by the Sabri Ülker Foundation, who have translated it into Turkish and adapted its content for the Turkish audience. This is the first time the app has been made available outside the Netherlands. Begüm Mutuş, the General Manager of the Sabri Ülker Foundation, noted that iGrow is helping families to keep track of their child’s physical progress, and offers daily tips to parents, thereby contributing to the development of healthy generations.
7 out of 10 Are Physically InactiveZ
A Warning for Parents
The Sabri Ülker Food Research Foundation has brought iGrow to Turkey. This app, developed by the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research, allows parents to monitor their child’s development up to the age of 18.
Symposium on the Diseases of Our Age, Diabetes and Obesity, Attended by Nobel Prize Winning Scientist
The Sabri Ülker Center organized the symposium “Metabolism and Life” in cooperation with the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health on May 5–6, 2016. Leading scientists from around the world participated in the event, and it attracted the attention of both experts and students from all over Turkey. Discussions of diabetes, obesity, and other diseases at the convention raised hope of finding solutions to chronic metabolic diseases. The Nobel Prize-winning Prof. Kobilka stated there has been significant progress made in understanding the mechanisms behind diseases such as diabetes and obesity.
Metabolism Experts Meet in Istanbul Symposium
The Sabri Ülker Center, operating within the School of Public Health at Harvard University, brought together important names of the scientific world at the Metabolism and Life Symposium in Istanbul. Hosted by the Sabri Ülker Foundation, the event lasted for two days, with participants including Prof. Gökhan Hotamışlıgil, Head of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Asst. Prof. Kıvanç Birsoy from Rockefeller University; Prof. Robert Farese from the Department of Genetics and Complex Diseases at Harvard University; and many other scientists. At the symposium, recent research that have shed light on the mechanisms connected with metabolism and diseases were shared with the public and new developments in the prevention and treatment of obesity, diabetes, and accompanying conditions were explained.
Investigating the Relationship Between Food and Cancer
The Sabri Ülker International Science Award is organized by Ülker, one of the biggest food companies in the world, to honor the late Sabri Ülker, the founder of the company. This year, Asst. Prof. Kıvanç Birsoy was presented with the award. Dr. Birsoy is a researcher at Rockefeller University, and he represents Turkey in the U.S. Led by Prof. Gökhan Hotamışlıgil, Director of the Sabri Ülker Center at the Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health, shared the results of a 2015 study at the Metabolism and Life Symposium, an event which brought together distinguished names in science in Istanbul.
Diabetes Rising Fastest in Turkey Among European Countries, Diabetes Prevention Must Start in Childhood
The Balanced Nutrition project, carried out by the Sabri Ülker Foundation, emphasizes the importance of nutrition in childhood, educating thousands of primary school children about healthy and balanced nutrition.
Balanced Nutrition Education Project Workshop
The Sabri Ülker Foundation organized a workshop as a part of its Balanced Nutrition Education Project, a program carried out in collaboration with the Ministry of National Education Directorate General of Basic Education. The event focused on national and global solutions to future health problems and the importance of raising public awareness of health problems caused by inadequate and unbalanced nutrition around the world. It also highlighted the positive impact of early education on balanced nutrition and encouraging healthy lifestyles.