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The Physicians Committee



Part 1: Food for Life in Indian Country

A documentary that explores how health has been lost as diets changed. Meet three people, and their families, who have learned how to eat their way back to good health and vitality.  (24 minutes)

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Part 2: How to Use the Power of Your Plate

Diabetes was rare in the past among Native Americans. Modern research supports what Native Ancestors knew: foods that grow in the ground promote wellness and can prevent and treat disease. Learn how to create simple and filling meals. (22 minutes)

 

Part 3: Cooking Lessons by Chef Lois Ellen Frank Ph.D.

(times vary 8 - 20 minutes)

 Green Chile Enchilda Lasagna 3 Color Coleslaw

 

Indian No-Fry Bread  Bean Basics (Or, Where Do You Get Your Protein?)

 

Pinon Chile Beans Blue Corn Mush Pudding with Mixed Berry Compote (Native American Parfait)

 

 

 



 

Watch our documentary: The Power to Heal Diabetes

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The Power to Heal Diabetes - Food For Life in Indian country

To request a single copy of 'The Power to Heal Diabetes' DVD contact literature@pcrm.org. Larger quantity orders can be made through our literature store.

Why the Power Plate?

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Graham Greene

NEW Graham Greene, Academy Award nominee of Dances with Wolves, has experienced the tragic consequences diabetes can have on family and friends. In “The Power Plate,” he tells us that it doesn’t have to be this way. Watch >

Power Plate Recipes from Native American Chef Lois Ellen Frank, Ph.D.

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