Nutrition Council Webinar: Native American Heritage Month

 

Get Fresh!In honor of Native American Heritage Month in November, the FNCS Nutrition Council* hosted a webinar on nutrition education initiatives in tribal communities, featuring the University of New Mexico http://prc.unm.edu/educational-materials/chile-plus.html">CHILE Plus program, Chickasaw Nation Nutrition Programs, and https://lmic.ihs.gov/">Let's Move! in Indian Country. Joy Standridge, Deputy Director of Nutrition Services at the Chickasaw Nation, shared helpful resources including the http://getfreshcooking.com/">Get Fresh! recipe collection promoting healthy eating and cooking, http://eagleadventure.com/">Eagle Adventure youth diabetes prevention program and books developed in collaboration with the Oklahoma State University Department of Nutritional Sciences, and the http://www.notourdestiny.com/">Not Our Destiny diabetes social marketing campaign.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKj-kTNQS6Q&feature=youtu.be">Watch the recording of the Nutrition Council webinar! 

*The Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services’ (FNCS) Nutrition Council consists of approximately 21 members representing each of the FNS program areas and the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion. The Council offers expert advice and perspective on nutrition policy, nutrition science, and nutrition education related to FNS programs. 

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