Alaska is known worldwide for it’s tasty, omega 3-rich wild salmon. And yet, many children who live in the state are eating less of it than ever.
That’s what the University of Alaska Fairbanks Associate Professor of Nutrition Andrea Bersamin, Ph.D., found while studying health and nutrition disparities in indigenous communities like the Yupik, who live in Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. “The traditional food system has been degrading over time. Kids are eating a lot fewer tradi