The diabetes epidemic so prevalent in Native Americans can lead to further complications and health issues. One tribe, Tohono O'odham Nation, has the highest rates of diabetes in the nation, but they are tackling this problem head on. Part of their solution is returning to their traditional diet, which included cactus, beans, dark greens, corn and grains. Watch the video to learn about their fight against diabetes.

 

As I watched, I wondered how many of us would have better health if we also went back to the diet of our ancestors?

Native American tribe fights diabetes by turning to traditional foods
Arizona's Tohono O'odham Nation is fighting back in the diabetes epidemic. One way members of the tribe are striving for better health is by returning to their