Contemporary Native Foods of the Southwest for Health and Wellness

Lois Ellen Frank

Contemporary Native Foods of the Southwest for Health and Wellness

last update on: 01/12/2023

Learn about traditional Native American foods and how to use ancestral ingredients in contemporary dishes to promote health and wellness.

Participants are expected to watch the video, reflect on its content, and complete the CME self-assessment and CME evaluation. Only upon completing this process will a participant's continuing education certificate be generated. The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study activity is 60 minutes. 

This activity is approved for continuing education for physicians, nurses, dietitians, and health and wellness coaches. 

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


  • Discuss how Plant-Based Foods can be used in contemporary kitchens for health and wellness.
  • Describe teaching methods and strategies aligned with the history of Native American foods, foodways, and cuisine.
  • Learn how to stimulate dialogue with health practitioners surrounding the use of plant-based Native American Ancestral foods. 

Requirements for successful completion: Participants will be awarded contact hours commensurate with participation after completion of the post-test with a score of 70% or higher.





60 minutes


General Nutrition

July 15, 2024


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