Nutritional concerns in American Indian and Alaska Native children: transitions and future directions.

@article{Story1998NutritionalCI,
  title={Nutritional concerns in American Indian and Alaska Native children: transitions and future directions.},
  author={Mary T Story and Kathryn Strauss and Ellie M Zephier and Brenda A. Broussard},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  year={1998},
  volume={98 2},
  pages={170-6}
}
The nutritional health of American Indian and Alaska Native children has changed dramatically over the past 30 years. The prevention and treatment of malnutrition (primarily undernutrition) was a major health issue until the mid to late 1970s. Now, a generation later, obesity in American Indian and Alaska Native children is a major health threat. In 1969, the National Institutes of Health sponsored a conference to review the nutritional status of North American Indian children and to set a… CONTINUE READING

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