Diabetes, obesity and heart disease are severe problems among the White Mountain and San Carlos Apache. Most of these problems are related to a changing lifestyle. Eating a diet that is low in fat and sugar and high in fiber is part of improving lifestyle.
The Apache Healthy Stores Program was created to address these problems by working to improve healthy food availability and to promote healthy eating.
Apache Healthy Stores Manual of Procedures
The Bashas’ supermarket chain is partnering with Apache Healthy Stores to promote healthy foods in their grocery stores on the White Mountain and San Carlos Reservations. Apache Healthy Stores thanks Bashas’ Sign Department for their assistance with printing the intervention materials.
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