81% of Native Americans adults are overweight or obese.
(Source: American Indian Health Survey, 2014)
15.9% of Native Americans suffer from type 2 diabetes, more than double the number of Caucasians.
(Source: American Diabetes Association, 2012)
More than 24% of Native American households are below the federal poverty line, compared to 15% of the U.S. population as a whole.
(Source: PEW Research Center, 2014)
Less than $1 million is spent by the United States government each year on Native American nutrition education.
(Source: Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations – Nutrition Education budget, 2013)