7 record(s) found for principle investigator "Kuhnlein, Harriet" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Gwich'in Traditional Food for Health
Principal Investigator: Kuhnlein, Harriet V
Licenced Year(s): 2008 2007 2006 2005
Summary: The main intent of this study is to create a sustainable, community-driven base of activities that will support improving the diet of the entire Tetlit Gwich'in community. The questions this study addresses are: Can the diet be improved over a 2 to 2 ½ year program of food-based interventions? What impact does this have on the health of the community? What activities can be implemented that will ...

Nutrient Benefits of Arctic Traditional/Country Food
Principal Investigator: Kuhnlein, Harriet V
Licenced Year(s): 2000
Summary: The Centre for Indigenous People's Nutrition (CINE) has developed the methodologies for analyses of nutrients in traditional food resources of Indigenous Peoples. It is recognized that risk and benefit assessments need to include information on food items as consumed. Databases used to process Arctic dietary data include both traditional food (TF) and market food (MF); while most MF items have n...

Food Choice Decisions by Western Arctic Aboriginal Women and Children
Principal Investigator: Kuhnlein, Harriet V
Licenced Year(s): 2001 2000
Summary: A substantial amount of knowledge exists identifying traditional food (TF) species and parts consumed by Aboriginal people in the Western Arctic. As well, the kinds and amounts of market food (MF) are documented. Studies have reported that young women and children consume smaller amounts of TF than men and elders living in their communities, which is disturbing in view of the current knowledge a...

Assessment of Dietary Benefit: Risk in Inuit Communities
Principal Investigator: Kuhnlein, Harriet V
Licenced Year(s): 1998
Summary: The objectives of this study are therefore: 1) derive quantitative estimates of traditional and market food among Inuit; 2) complete databases of nutrient and contaminant contents of traditional food; define benefits of traditional food in terms of nutritional, socioeconomic and cultural significance; define the levels of exposure to contaminants (heavy metals and organochlorines). In each commun...

Variance in food use in Dene/Metis Communities
Principal Investigator: Kuhnlein, Harriet V
Licenced Year(s): 1994
Summary: The researchers will collect information about levels of food comsumption in Aklavik, Arctic Red River, Deline, Ft. Good Hope, Colville Lake, Ft. Simpson, Ft. Rae, Lutsel K'e, Ft. Resolution, Ft. Smith, Ft. McPherson, Edzo, Wrigley, Jean-Marie River, Ft. Providence, Hay River, and Ft. Smith. 3 types of surveys will be delivered by trained community members: (1) a 24-hour diet recall; (2) a socio-c...

Food Composition and Dietary Evaluation for Nutrients and Environmental Contaminants in Mackenzie Zone
Principal Investigator: Kuhnlein, Harriet V
Licenced Year(s): 1990
Summary: Dr. Kuhnlein and her team will study the foods in the traditional food system of the Dene people of Fort Good Hope/Colville Lake for their composition and patterns of use. Nutritional properties as well as toxicological properties will be assessed. Household and personal food use interviews previously collected will be analyzed using nutrient and toxicology data of food samples from the Dene area....

Assessment of Toxaphene Intake by Mackenzie River Community Residents, NWT
Principal Investigator: Kuhnlein, Harriet V
Licenced Year(s): 1988
Summary: In response to an earlier study that was requested by the Dene Nation on contaminants in loche and whitefish, Health and Welfare Canada and other agencies are sponsoring this study to find out what amounts of contaminants people are eating. Dr. Harriet Kuhnlein and assistants will be asking people what foods they eat and how much. Renewable Resource officers will collect samples of wild foods fo...