Indigenous American Food Insecurity
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1628 , Segment 3
Episode: Long COVID-19, Memory Thief, Creative Anxiety
- Jun 24, 2021 8:00 pm
- 13:49 mins
Since COVID-19, American food insecurity rates have been climbing, and Native Americans have it the worst—one in four doesn’t have reliable access to food, particularly healthy food. Native Americans are much more likely than white Americans to experience obesity, heart disease, or diabetes. Tara Maudrie is researching this problem. Maudrie is a Ph.D. student in public health at Johns Hopkins University.