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Native American Power Plate 

 

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Enjoy these 7 videos.

native americans and vegetarianism Rita Laws, PhDNative Americans and Vegetarianism

By Rita Laws, Ph.D.

runtime 17:36

 

 

 

Native Healthy Can Be Tasty

Watch this 4-minute video to learn from how Native food can be healthy as well as tasty. Stars Navajo Nation citizens Jamie Yazzie, Jenson Yazzie, Nevaeh Manuelito and Margilene Barney.

runtime: 4:52

 

 

navajo nation psaNavajo Nation Public Service Announcements

These four Public Service Announcements encourage some healthier options to meat, candy, soda pop and cow's milk. 

runtime: 1:46

 

 

healing diabetes in indian countryHealing Diabetes in Indian Country

The Power to Heal Diabetes: Food for Life in Indian Country Featuring Neal Barnard, M.D. and Chef Lois Ellen Frank, Ph.D.

runtime: 22:18

 

 

how to use the power of your plateHow to Use the Power of Your Plate

The Power to Heal Diabetes: Food for Life in Indian Country Featuring Neal Barnard, M.D. and Chef Lois Ellen Frank, Ph.D.

runtime: 20:59

 

 

cooking lessons with Cooking Lessons by Chef Lois Ellen Frank Ph.D.

 

 

 

 


The Okinawa Diet: living to be 100The Okinawa Diet Living to 100

Learn from this 3-minute NutritionFacts.org video how nutritionally dense plant-based diets  increased longevity among the indigenous people of Okinawa, Japan.

runtime: 5:05

 

 


More to Watch - Additional videos we recommend are available at the links below:
 

cowspiracy
Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret, is a groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary, following an intrepid filmmaker as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today and investigates why the world’s leading environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about it.
Cowspiracy.com


 

forks-over-knives


Forks Over Knives is a powerful documentary that explores nutrition research and follows four people and their families as they explore the possibility that changing their diets from animal-based to plant-based can help eliminate or control diseases like cancer and diabetes.
ForksOverKnives.com


 

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Power Plate Resources & RecipesPower Plate Resources & Recipes

18-page companion booklet to The Power to Heal Diabetes: Food for Life in Indian Country videos. 

 

 

 

 

Recipes by Chef Lois Ellen Frank featured on the DVD, The Power to Heal DiabetesRecipes by Chef Lois Ellen Frank, Ph.D

Recipes by Chef Lois Ellen Frank, Ph.D.,  featured on the DVD, The Power to Heal Diabetes.

 

 

 

 

Native american power plate log bookPower Plate Log Book

Use a Scorecard each day to learn more about healthy eating and other good habits.
Track your progress!
Bring to meetings with your Lifestyle Coach for support and encouragement.

 

 

 

 

Native American power plate placematMy Native Power Plate Placemat

 

 

 

Dine Power Plate BookletDiné Power Plate Booklet

4-page brochure developed by the Navajo Nation Special Diabetes Project to describe the plant-based foods from Mother Earth enjoyed by Diné ancestors and available today. 

 

 

 

 

Red and Processed Meat Fact SheetRed and Processed Meat Products Fact Sheet

 

 

 

 

 

Navajo Nation Special Diabetes Project

Navajo Nation Special Diabetes Project 2015 Proclamation
Read the 2015 resolution made by the Navajo Nation, encouraging more plant-based meals for diabetes prevention. 


Dinehtah Diabetes Quarterly Spring 2016Dinehtah Diabetes Quarterly Spring 2016

News on Diabetes Prevention and Wellness Across the Navajo Area featuring "Food for Life" and individuals who have had success. 

 

 

 

 


 

Additional Resources for Educators


Native Cooking for Kids

A 5-lesson, plant-based Native American Foods curriculum for schools, summer- and after-school programs by Chef Lois Ellen Frank, Ph.D. (Kiowa).  Encourages children to try new foods, or try familiar foods prepared in new ways, and bring home recipes to make at home.