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Return to traditional diets, health conference hears – Burns Lake District News

May. 22, 2019

Unhealthy lifestyles among First Nations people are causing many of the health problems in Indigenous communities in Canada, as the Honourable Steven Point told the audience at the Lake Babine Health Forum on May 7.

Steven, the former Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia spoke along with his wife Dr. Gwen Point at the three-day event held at the Margaret Patrick Memorial Centre in Burns Lake.

The shift away from consuming traditional foods – such as hunted and trapped wild game – over the past few decades has seen the emergence of ailments that were previously unknown to Aboriginal people, Steven explained.

Read More: https://www.burnslakelakesdistrictnews.com/news/return-to-traditional-diets-health-conference-hears/

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