Nutrition

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100 Per Cent Pure Passion From First Nations Entrepreneur

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One Hundred Per Cent Pure Passion From First Nations Entrepreneur
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Trelle Burdeniuk
Eagle Feather News, vol. 12, no. 6, June 2009, p. 11
Description
Describes the hard work, knowledge, and passion a First Nations woman used to achieve her dream. Article located by scrolling to page 11.
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Abdominal Adiposity and Physical Activity in Cree First Nations Children Living On-Reserve in an Alberta Community

Alternate Title
Original Research
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ashlee-Ann E. Pigford
Dia Sanou
Geoff D. C. Ball
David Dyck Fehderau
Noreen D. Willows
Canadian Journal of Diabetes, vol. 35, no. 4, September 2011, pp. 328-333
Description
Looks at a study of Cree First Nations children, aged 5 to 12, to determine predisposition to cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes coupled with level of physical activity.
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'The Abiding Condition Was Hunger': Assessing the Long-Term Biological and Health Effects of Malnutrition and Hunger in Canada's Residential Schools

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ian Mosby
Tracey Galloway
British Journal of Canadian Studies, vol. 30, no. 2, 2017, pp. [147]-162
Description
Evidence suggests that due to the nutritional deprivations experienced by children in residential schools, there is a high prevalence of metabolic risk factors among Indigenous peoples in Canada.
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Aboriginal Dietitians in High Demand

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Author/Creator
Cheryl Petten
Windspeaker, vol. 19, no. 9, January 2002, p. B6
Description
Focuses on the Yukon-based First Nations dietetic internship program and other initiatives to recruit and support Aboriginal people who may choose a career in nutrition.
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Aboriginal Health and Thoughts About Milk

Articles » General
Author/Creator
John Mitchell
Ferry Grunseit
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 3, no. 4, December 1979, pp. 53-59
Description
Emphasizes the benefits of breast feeding of infants and proper hygiene which has worsened under European influences.
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Aboriginal Health Learning in the Forest and Cultivated Gardens: Building a Nutritious and Sustainable Food System

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Mirella L. Stroink
Connie H. Nelson
Journal of Agromedicine, vol. 14, no. 2, Sixth International Symposium: Public Health and the Agricultural-Rural Ecosystem, 2009, pp. 263-269
Description
Reports findings of the Learning Garden program conducted with the Ginoogaming First Nation and the Aroland First Nation.
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Aboriginal Health Programme in Ipswich

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Betty Shields
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 10, no. 3, September 1986, pp. 9-11
Description
Reports on the health program offered at the mobile kindergartens in this community south west of Brisbane, Australia.
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The Aboriginal Health Worker's Role In The Diabetic Era

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Derek Clinch
Debbie Robinson
Michael Manoney
Lorna Lewis
Shirley Lowden ... [et al.]
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 10, no. 1, March 1986, pp. 35-36
Description
Reports on how a return to a, 'bush diet' has resulted in some Australian Aboriginals being cured of diabetes.
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Aboriginal North American Population and Rates of Decline, ca. A.D. 1500-1900

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Russell Thornton
Current Anthropology, vol. 38, no. 2, April 1997, pp. 310-315
Description
Asserts that pandemics were not the sole cause of population decline but that disease in conjunction with effects of colonialism such as war, relocation and change in diet led to increased mortality and decreased fecundity. Scroll down to page 310.
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The Aboriginal Nutrition Forum

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Karen Rodgers
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 20, no. 6, November/December 1996, pp. 17-18
Description
Discusses factors effecting nutritious health access and a presentation about the Strong Women, Strong Babies, Strong Culture program.
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Aboriginal Women's Health: An Overview

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Dulcie Flower
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 11, no. 2, June 1987, pp. 3-11
Description
Looks at childbirth, breastfeeding, nutrition, education and provides recommendations.
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Acceptability of Micronutrient Sprinkles: A New Food-based Approach for Delivering Iron to First Nations and Inuit Children in Northern Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Anna Christofides
Claudia Schauer
Waseem Sharieff
Stanley H. Zlotkin
Chronic Diseases in Canada, vol. 26, no. 4, Fall, 2005, pp. 114-120
Description
Study looks at safety and side effects of using iron supplement sprinkles to help address iron deficiency anaemia in Canadian aboriginal children. Article located by scrolling to page 114.
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Access and Barriers to Food Items and Food Preparation Among Plains Indians

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Betty Geishirt Cantrell
Wicazo Sa Review, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 65-74
Description
Discusses four-year study of Sioux and Winnebago peoples to develop and evaluate a diabetes education program; they found education about diet and diabetes is not enough, when access to healthier diet is a continuing problem.
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Access to a Nutritious Food Basket in Eeyou Istchee: Project Report

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Marie-Paule Duquette
Candice Scatliff
Janine Desrosiers Choquette
Description
Main goal of study was to establish the cost and availability of Nutritional Food Basket items in the region and nearby urban centres; secondary objectives were to determine the cost of food by category, the variation in average minimal cost of items, and verify expiration date of some of the items in the basket.
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Across Australia ... From Health Worker to Health Worker

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Rae Mick
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 2, no. 4, December 1978, pp. 32-34
Description
Describes the, 'bush' foods and medicinal choices available to Aboriginal people before widespread European influence appeared in the Australian outback.
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Across Australia...From Health Worker to Health Worker

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Author/Creator
Sophia Erzay
Dolores O'Sullivan
Jackie Malone
Angela Slattery
Lak Lak
Geradine Tchemjiri
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 7, no. 2, June 1983, pp. 33-39
Description
Various Australian Aboriginal health workers from across the country report on health care practices in their local communities.
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Across Australia....From Health Worker to Health Worker From Alice Springs Health Worker Conference, 1980: The Aboriginal Medical Service

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Barbara Shaw
Mary Ross
Peter Panquee
Amy Lauder
Sebina Brown ... [et al.]
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 5, no. 1, March 1, pp. 44-57
Description
Various health care workers describe their jobs, responsibilities and health care practices within the Aboriginal Medical Service in Australia.
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Adaptation of Inuit Children to a Low-Calcium Diet

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Elizabeth A.C. Sellers
Atul Sharma
Celia Rodd
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal, vol. 168, no. 9, April 29, 2003, pp. 1141-1143
Description
Discusses the fact that a traditional diet is 20 mg per day well below the national standard but dietary calcium absorption was more efficient.
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Addressing a Northern Food Crisis: Process Evaluation of Nutrition North Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lauren Achtemichuk
University of Saskatchewan Undergraduate Research Journal, vol. 2, no. 2, April 2016, p. [?]
Description
Analysis of the Canadian government's program which offers retail-based subsidies on nutritious foods shipped by air to remote communities. Focuses on inadequacies in structure of community eligibility target, subsidy design, and compliance reports.
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Adequate Nutrient Intakes Are Associated With Traditional Food Consumption in Nunavut Inuit Children Aged 3-5 Years

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Louise Johnson-Down
Grace M. Egeland
The Journal of Nutrition, vol. 140, no. 7, July 2010, pp. 1311-1316
Description
Based on survey data gathered from 388 children living in 16 communities. Concludes risks factors are weight, obesity, and tooth decay and recommends emphasis on traditional diet and quality food.
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Adherence to Dietary Recommendations for Saturated Fat, Fiber, and Sodium is Low in American Indians and Other U.S. Adults With Diabetes

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Sigal Eilat-Adar
Jiaqiong Xu
Ellie Zephier
Veronica O'Leary
Barbara V. Howard
et al.
Journal of Nutrition, vol. 138, no. 9, 2008, pp. 1699-1704
Description
Advocates the importance of adhering to dietary recommendations for those with diabetes and other risk factors or those at high risk for diabetes.
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Adiponectin and Development of Type 2 Diabetes in the Pima Indian Population

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Robert S Lindsay
Tohru Funahashi
Robert L Hanson
Yuji Matsuzawa
Sachiyo Tanaka
P Antonio Tataranni
William C Knowler
Jonathan Krakoff
The Lancet, vol. 360, no. 9326, July 6, 2002, p. 57
Description
Adiponectin protein is supposed to mediate obesity-related resistance to insulin. Concentrations of adiponectin in Pima Indians. Individuals with more adiponectin were less likely to develop type 2 diabetes.
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Administering Colonial Science: Nutrition Research and Human Biomedical Experimentation in Aboriginal Communities and Residential Schools, 1942-1952

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ian Mosby
Histoire Sociale / Social History, vol. 46, no. 91, May 2013, pp. 145-172
Description
Focuses on two separate long-term studies done without the consent of participants, who were viewed as "experimental materials". Partial motivations were to further researchers' careers and correct "Indian problems" of disease and dependency on the state.
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Adverse Health Effects of Experiencing Food Insecurity among Greenlandic School Children

Alternate Title
Proceedings of the 15th International Congress on Circumpolar Health
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Birgit Niclasen
Max Petzold
Christina W. Schnohr
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 72, Supplement 1, 2013, p. article no. 20849
Description
Young boys aged 11 to 12 years of age, from lower income households, were found to have the greatest risk of food insecurity.
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