Nutrition

Supporting the community to prevent and manage chronic disease through education and awareness while strengthening and restoring traditional practices of healthy living.

Nutrition

Our nutrition education and counseling services are provided by a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RD/RDN) and are available to clients of our agency. Services include individual, family, and group education through in person or telehealth appointments. Nutrition at the Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center, Inc. is culturally-based and celebrates traditional foods as a source of wellness. It is our belief that individualized lifestyle changes can lead to healthy nutrition habits that can last a lifetime.

Nutrition education/counseling topics include:

  • Prenatal
  • Infant Feeding Education and Support
  • General Child & Family Wellness
  • Chronic Disease Prevention (diabetes, heart disease)
  • Diabetes Prevention/ Pre-Diabetes/ Type 1 and 2 Diabetes Management / Gestational Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular Disease/ Hypertension/ Hyperlipidemia ¬†(high cholesterol, high blood pressure)
  • Weight Loss and Maintenance
  • Gastrointestinal¬† (GERD, IBS, Constipation)
  • Vegetarian/Vegan
  • Fostering a Healthy Relationship with Food/Eating
  • Mindfulness
  • Food Allergies/ Intolerances (lactose, gluten)
  • Honoring Traditional Foods (health benefits, cooking tips)
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Timeless Blessings Elder Art Group [2022-08-01]

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The Balance To Living: Wheels In Motion Support Group [2022-08-02]

Beadwork Class with Sandy Martin [2022-08-02]

Native Wellness Garden – Lessons from the Garden Event Series [2022-08-02]

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Native Wellness Garden FREE Produce Pick-Up [2022-08-03]

WOLFE (Work Out Low Fat Elders) [2022-08-03]

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Healing Arts Studio [2022-08-04]

2022 6th Annual Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center Community Health Fair [2022-08-04]

Beadwork Class with Sandy Martin [2022-08-04]

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AODA Group Fridays [2022-08-05]

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Timeless Blessings Elder Art Group [2022-08-08]

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The Balance To Living: Wheels In Motion Support Group [2022-08-09]

Beadwork Class with Sandy Martin [2022-08-09]

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Native Connections – YouthForce [2022-08-10]

Native Wellness Garden FREE Produce Pick-Up [2022-08-10]

WOLFE (Work Out Low Fat Elders) [2022-08-10]

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Healing Arts Studio [2022-08-11]

Beadwork Class with Sandy Martin [2022-08-11]

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AODA Group Fridays [2022-08-12]

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Timeless Blessings Elder Art Group [2022-08-15]

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The Balance To Living: Wheels In Motion Support Group [2022-08-16]

Beadwork Class with Sandy Martin [2022-08-16]

Native Wellness Garden – Lessons from the Garden Event Series [2022-08-16]

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Native Wellness Garden FREE Produce Pick-Up [2022-08-17]

WOLFE (Work Out Low Fat Elders) [2022-08-17]

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Healing Arts Studio [2022-08-18]

Beadwork Class with Sandy Martin [2022-08-18]

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AODA Group Fridays [2022-08-19]

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Timeless Blessings Elder Art Group [2022-08-22]

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The Balance To Living: Wheels In Motion Support Group [2022-08-23]

Native Youth Back to School Event [2022-08-23]

Beadwork Class with Sandy Martin [2022-08-23]

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Native Wellness Garden FREE Produce Pick-Up [2022-08-24]

WOLFE (Work Out Low Fat Elders) [2022-08-24]

Identity Empowerment Circle [2022-08-24]

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Healing Arts Studio [2022-08-25]

Beadwork Class with Sandy Martin [2022-08-25]

Summer Family Nights [2022-08-25]

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AODA Group Fridays [2022-08-26]

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Timeless Blessings Elder Art Group [2022-08-29]

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Native Wellness Garden – Lessons from the Garden Event Series [2022-08-30]

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Native Wellness Garden FREE Produce Pick-Up [2022-08-31]

WOLFE (Work Out Low Fat Elders) [2022-08-31]

Identity Empowerment Circle [2022-08-31]

August Women’s Gathering [2022-08-31]

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Healing Arts Studio [2022-09-01]

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AODA Group Fridays [2022-09-02]

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