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Eating Well

Eating healthy means getting the right balance of nutrients your body needs to perform every day. A healthy eating plan includes eating a well-balanced diet of fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy foods, lean meat, fish, eggs, nuts, and whole grains.

Eating Disorders

Eating healthy food is an important part of our well-being. After all...

Food as Medicine

Indigenous teachings and ways of living kept our peoples well for centuries....

Indigikitchen

Re-indigenizing our diets

Diabetes Awareness

November is Diabetes Awareness Month and November 14 is World Diabetes Day!...

Feeding 7 Generations

Food is a gift. Salish Elders remind us that true wealth is...

Our Cultures are Our Source of Health

Renowned Hollywood actor and Cherokee tribal member, Wes Studi, explains how American...

Baked Pumpkins Seeds

Check out these awesome recipes for making different flavors of baked pumpkin...

No Bake Energy Bites

Eating food for energy is a great way to start getting the...

Be Active

MY BODY Davian Zephier, Yankton Sioux, talks about the importance of staying...

National Nutrition Month – Smoothie Recipes!

March is National Nutrition Month and a time to focus, or refocus...

Banana Pancakes

February is the month of love and a time to recognize that...

Benefits Of Physical Activity And Exercise

MY BODY Lanelle talks about her love for the game of basketball...

Bannock Bread

Eating healthy means getting the right balance of nutrients your body needs...

5 Healthy Resolutions That Aren’t Losing Weight

In an effort to feel healthy, a lot of us pledge to...

Dakota Matt

Physical activity excercise Why do you like to be active? Dakota shares...

All About Grains

What are Grains? Grains are any food made from wheat, rice, oats,...

All About The Ancestral Diet

Colonization led our people to believe that Western medicine, foods, and technology...

Dia-beatable

Diabetes Rap

The Truth About Cheat Meals

You may have read many fitness articles that praise cheat meals. The...

All About the Proteins Food Group

What is the Proteins Food Group? All foods made from meat, poultry,...

Eating Well And Feeling Healthy

What’s it take to make a change for the better? Try using...

The Weight Scale Lies

The weight scale is a crucial tool to measure your fitness and...

Tips on Eating Out

Going out to eat is easy and tastes great. However, you usually...

Staying in Shape

Video created by Menominee students for the WeRNative website  

To Eat Healthy, Will I Have to Change My Life Completely?

Being healthy and fit has many benefits. This includes preventing chronic diseases...

Do I Need Protein Powder to Get Ripped

Why is Protein Important? Proteins are the main building blocks for building...

When You Stay Healthy

Morning Rae, a jingle dress dancer, likes to eat healthy and stay...

Do I Need Workout Supplements

What are Workout Supplements? Supplements can include products such as multivitamin, protein...

How to Approach the Grocery Store

Trying to buy food in a grocery store can be a challenge....

All About Appetite and Portion Control

Why is Appetite and Portion Control Important? Eating too much unhealthy foods...

How to Eat on a Road Trip

When you are on a road trip, it can be hard to...

All About Dairy

What is Dairy? All fluid milk products and many foods are made...

How to Substitute Junk Foods

Sometimes you need to have cake or pizza. Having junk food cravings...

All About Fats and Oils

What are Fats and Oils? Not all fats are created equal. Some...

Identifying Ancestral Foods (Raw and Organic)

A key step to adopt the ancestral way of life is to...

All About Fruits and Vegetables

What are Fruits and Vegetables? A vegetable is the edible part of...

Identifying Harmful Foods

A key step to adopt the ancestral way of life is to...

Overcoming an Eating Disorder

Recovering from an eating disorder can be difficult. If you or someone...

Binge Eating

Most people overeat every now and then and it is common to...

Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Let’s face it – at one time or another you’ve wished a...

Bulimia Nervosa

People experiencing bulimia go on regular eating “binges.” These binges involve consuming...

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