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Nutrition and Health on Native American Reservations

Today, Native Americans suffer from the highest prevalence of diabetes in the country, and the mortality rate of diabetes among Native Americans is three times higher than that of all other races in the country, according to the federally operated Indian Health Service (IHS).

Nutrition is a factor in Native Americans having the highest rate of diabetes in the U.S. and higher risk of heart disease linked to obesity and high blood pressure.

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Gardens as a Solution to Combat Food Insecurity

Partnership With Native Americans and its reservation partners are motivating and equipping tribal citizens with knowledge and healthy nutrition habits that will trickle down to next generations.

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The Gift of Food & Community Investment

As we gather with family and friends this holiday season, we are encouraged toward gratitude and generosity by thinking of those in need – and some of those experiencing the greatest need this holiday season are a people crucial to the first Thanksgiving: Native Americans. It is tragic to think of Native Americans or anyone […]

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