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Field Reports

Nutritional Value and Health Impacts of Traditional Native American Foods: A Literature Review

Alekya Prathivadi, Emerson Fellow
Published 2019

Fayetteville, Arkansas

This literature review summarizes the nutritional value and health impacts of consuming traditional foods for Native American peoples through themes including nutritional content, medicinal qualities, physiological and psychological benefits. The discussion on traditional foods is an essential element in the overarching conversation on food sovereignty and rebuilding indigenous health.

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