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MAZINAx19IGANPAGE22WINTER20122013HEALTHYFOODSOdanahWis.x14Whenitcomestohealthierlivingchoiceshuntingandeatingwhite-taileddeerisoneoftheeasiestyoux19llevermake.Walkingcededterritoryforestscombingitshillsandnegotiatingvastwetlandsequalsgreatexerciseandlungfulsoffreshair.Withasmidgeoftobaccoandsomegoodlucktreatyhuntershavetheoppor-tunitytakehomefoodbettersuitedtonativepeoplethananythingfoundongrocerystoreshelves.x1cAsaredmeatvenisonisahealthyalternativetobeef.Venisonishigherinproteinthanbeefx14evenhigherthanchickenx1dsaidOwenMaroneyGLIFWCANASEDSCom-munityDietician.Proteinisrequiredformusclefunctionandgrowth.Wildvenisonhandilybeatscommercialbeefinleannessandpurity.Astandardthree-ounceservingofvenisonx14aboutthesizeofadeckofcardsx14deliversapproximately160calories.Withthesamecutofbeeftackonanother30-50calories.ThesurewaytoavoidByCharlieOttoRasmussenStaffWritermeatmanipulatedbysteroidsandgrowthhormonesistopullonyourbootsandgetonthetrailofall-naturalwaawaashkeshiinthenorthwoodsofMinnesotaWisconsinandMichigan.x1cHormonesareusedtoincreasethesizeofanimalsasfastaspossible.Thisbenefitsthemeatindustrybyincreasingdesiredproductionwithkeepingcostslowx1dMaroneysaid.x1cThefearisthatthesehormonesareinthemeatweeat.x1dFormanyAmericansthetinkeringofcommercialfoodinrecentdecadescoincideswithadropinoverallwellbeing.Healthexpertshavelong-recognizedthatthehighlyprocessedmoderndietisbadformostpeopleandworseforAmericanIndians.TheUSCentersforDiseaseControlreportsthatdiabetesdisproportionatelyaffectsnativepeoplecomparedtotherestofthepopulation.Type2diabetesx14byfarthemostcommontypex14isassociatedwithpoordietobesityandinactivity.Againhuntingandeatingvenisongetsyouontherightpath.WhilevenisonmakesagreatprimarysourceofproteinandothernutrientsMaroneysuggestsprudentstepstohelppreventcontaminantsfromspoilingagoodmeal.Whenbutcheringvenisonwashyourhandsfrequentlyandthoroughlycleantheworkspaceknivesgrindersandotherutensilsbeforeandafteruse.Inthekitchentheinternaltempera-tureofmeatshouldhit165-degreesFahrenheittoeliminatepotentiallyharmfulbacteria.Maroneysaidleadexposurefrombulletsshouldbetakenseriouslybuthuntersandtheirfamiliescandramaticallyreducetheriskofingestingleadbytakingafewprecautions.Thinkcopperwhilemoreexpensivecopper-wrappedbulletsfragmentconsiderablylessthantraditionalsoft-pointorrapidexpandingbullets.Whenbutcheringawhitetailtrimliberallyaroundthewoundchanneltohelpremoverandomleadparticles.x1cLeadisatoxinthatbuildsupinourbodiesovertimex1dMaroneysaid.x1cSignificantexposureoveryearsisaconcernforwomenandchildrenbutbytakingafewprecautionsthereislittleworryabouteatingvenison.x1dAndalotofupsideOdanahWis.x14WhenBillChosaKeweenawBaytribalmemberfinallywenttothedoctorabouttenyearsagohefoundouthischolesterolwasawhop-ping487.Hehadbeenchompinghiswaytowards200poundsandaheartattackorstroke.x1cItoldBillx18pleaseyouhavetoletmehelpchangeyoureatinghabitsx19x1drelateshiswifePatty.Billx19sfamilyhasbeenplaguedwithdiseasessuchasdiabetescancerlupusandglutenintolerance.Thewritingonthewalldidnx19tlookgoodforBillifchangedidnx19thappenandalothadtodowithwhathewasputtinginhismouth.Thatx19swhentheChosax19seatingchoicesbegantochangeslowlyatfirst.x1cNocookiesnocakesnocheesenochipsnodiarylittleornomeatx1dsaysPattybutratherlotsoffiberBytrialanderrorthecouplebeganfindinghealthiermorenaturalalternativesforbreakfastlunchdinnerandsnacks.x1cTheCreatordidnotdesignustoeatthewaywedo.Nativepeopledonx19thavethegenetometabolizesimplecarbohydrates.LookatwhattheCreatorgavetheNativeAmericanstoeatfiberandproteineventhemeatlikevenisonisleanx1dpointsoutPatty.WithacommitmenttochangePattyandBillcreatedaneweatinglifestylex14onethatfeaturesvegetablesandhighproteinbeansandlentils.Pattymakesasubstituteforcheesemakeswafflesandbreadsusingnowhiteflouruseshoneyforasweetner.Shesayspumpernickelryeisthehealthiestbreadbecauseithasalowglycemicindexallowingthesugartodissolveinthebloodstreamslowlykeepingyoufullandtheglucoseleveldown.InsixweeksBillx19scholesterolleveldroppedto159.Thedoctorcouldnx19tbelieveit.Billx19sweighthasalsoleveledoffaround158.Changewasslowatfirstandre-quiredafairamountofexperimenting.Withpatienceandcommitmentovertheyearstheyhavecreatedaverypleas-ingmenuwithouttheuseofboxedorcannedgoods.x1cWehavealsomadedishesthatwerequicklycrossedoffthemenux1dBillsays.Butthroughtrialanderrorandsomeresearchtheyhavelearnedtocooktastymealswithoutsugarcheesepreservativesfoodcoloringandagamutofundecipherablechemicalingredients.Happytosharewhattheyhavelearnedthecoupletaughtaneight-weekhealthycookingclassatKeweenawBay.x1cWejustshowedpeoplehowtocookwithhealthyingredientsandcookitsoittastesgoodtoox1dPattyexplains.WhiledietisimportantBillalsonoteshewalkstwotothreemilesadayanddrinkslotsofwaterx14alsosignificantelementsinmakinx19thechange.Makinx19thechangeDropping300pointsoffthecholesterolcountDishingupanelegantbutternutsquashdessertwithtofutoppingBillandPattyChosasharedhealthycookingrecipesandamealwithGLIFWCx19sAdministrationforNativeAmericanx19shealthyfoodsprogramthisfall.Dessertcameafteralunchfeaturingmaplelentilsoverwildriceandatastymilletcasserole.SEBySueEricksonStaffWriterTerritoryClosureMichigan1836January62013Michigan1842December312012Wisconsin183742January62013Minnesota1837December3120122012-2013off-reservationdeerhuntingclosuresWalkingtheredmeatroadFreshVenisonContributedx0byx0Ruthx0Holmesx0St.x0Croixx0Ojibwa3poundsvenisonsteaktsp.peppercupflour1tsp.oil1tsp.salt1cupwaterPreheatovento350.Dipvenisoninfoursaltandpepper.Browninfryingpanwithalittlebitofoiljustenoughtopreventsticking.Brownonbothsides.PutintocastironDutchoven.Addalittlebitofwateradditionalwatermaybeaddedifmeatbecomesdry.Bakeonehouroruntiltender.Caloriesperserving241.ReprintedfromTribalCookingTraditionalStoriesandFavoriteRecipesMinwan-jigewinNutritionProjectGreatLakesInter-TribalCouncilInc.1996.Waawaashkeshi.reprintedfromhttpblog.audubonguides.comtagwhitetail