7 record(s) found for principal investigator "Kuhnlein, Harriet" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Gwich'in Traditional Food for Health
Principal Investigator: Kuhnlein, Harriet V
Licensed Year(s): 2008 2007 2006 2005
Summary: The intent of the research is to create sustainable community-driven activities to support improving the diet of the entire community of Fort MacPherson. The focus of the project will be on young women and children. The research questions are: Can diet be improved with a program of food-based interventions? What impact does this have on the health of the community? What activities can be implement...

Food Choice Decisions by Western Arctic Aboriginal Women and Children
Principal Investigator: Kuhnlein, Harriet V
Licensed Year(s): 2001 2000
Summary: During the second interview phase scheduled for this year, dietary data will be collected again for children aged 10-12. During this time, a random sample of young women and children in school will be interviewed for their food choice decision factors based on information gathered during phase one (Nov-Dec, 2000). A second interview phase will take place in the same communities during Sept-Oct., 2...

Nutrient Benefits of Arctic Traditional/Country Food
Principal Investigator: Kuhnlein, Harriet V
Licensed 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...

Assessment of Dietary Benefit: Risk in Inuit Communities
Principal Investigator: Kuhnlein, Harriet V
Licensed 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
Licensed 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
Licensed 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
Licensed 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...