Last October, more than 600 people from 38 states, three countries and more than 100 different tribes attended the Third Annual Conference on Native American Nutrition in Minnesota. This annual conference series is the only one in the world solely devoted to the food and nutrition of Indigenous peoples. It brings together tribal officials, researchers, practitioners and others to discuss the current state of Indigenous and academic scientific knowledge about Native nutrition and food science, and identify new areas of work. READ the 2018 nutrition conference report here: https://seedsofnativehealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2018-Native-Nutrition-Conference-Report-Final-Online-Version.pdf
OPC Faculty, Jerica Berge, has been accepted as a fellow in the 2019-20 class of the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women at Drexel University. As a fellow, Berge will participate in a yearlong program of leadership training with extensive coaching, networking, and mentorship opportunities.
WalletHub 3/20/19—Adam McCann, Financial Writer
OPC Faculty, Traci Mann, debunks some of our most deeply held beliefs about dieting and obesity. In her book, Secrets from the Eating Lab: The Science of Weight Loss, the Myth of Willpower, and Why You Should Never Diet Again (Harper-Collins, 2015), Mann shares what she’s learned about eating, dieting, and obesity.
—Legacy, Winter 2019
Two dietitians debate whether you need to eat breakfast to lose weight.
Cancers fueled by obesity are on the rise among young adults in the United States and appearing at increasingly younger ages, according to an analysis released Monday by the American Cancer Society.