Editor’s Note: This article is the second in a three-part series on health issues linked to nutritional problems in American Indian communities and what is being done to combat them. The first installment is available here

Tribal communities nationwide are working to fight the trend toward obesity and its resulting health consequences.

Nutritionists such…

At a time when more and more people are relying on nutrition assistance programs, the government is signaling its commitment to improving these initiatives. 

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Friday awarded $2.2 million in grants that will help it evaluate and enhance its food assistance programs. 

The money was divided between 10 research projects …