The World Health Organization fired up a debate when it warned about the connection between processed meat and cancer. But long before that, the American Heart Association and American Cancer Society both urged Americans to reduce their red meat consumption. Have we listened?
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Americans consume more meat than is recommended. The consumer research firm, NPD Group, finds little change in meat consumption over the last two decades despite warnings by health officials. How important is meat to Native families? How can we change our dietary habits?
Dr. Ruth MacDonald — professor and chair of the food science and human nutrition department at Iowa State University
Dr.Lois Ellen Frank (Kiowa) — chef and owner of Red Mesa Cuisine. She has a Ph.D in culinary anthropology from the University of New Mexico on Native American cuisine
Brittany Crawford (Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe) — registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator at Sanford Health
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