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Native American Resources

Fighting Diabetes with Ancestral Plant-Based Foods

Native American Power Plate

Through ongoing partnerships with the Navajo Nation and the Eight Northern Pueblos of New Mexico, the Physicians Committee works with Native Americans to use their own ancestral plant-based foods to treat, reverse, and prevent diabetes.

Native Healthy Can Be Tasty

What to eat? This fun, four-minute video was created with and for citizens of the Navajo Nation of all ages. Knowledge about food is powerful and can be used to prevent and heal diabetes.

Navajo Nation Public Service Announcements

These short PSAs were created with and for citizens of the Navajo Nation to show the best choices to eat and drink!

Healing 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.

How 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.

Cooking Lesson - No Fry Bread

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

Cooking Lesson - Green Chile Enchilda Lasagna

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

Cooking Lesson - 3 Color Coleslaw

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

Cooking Lesson - Chile Beans

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

Cooking Lesson - How to Cook with Beans

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

Cooking Lesson - Corn Mush Pudding with Berry Compote

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