Traditional Inuit diet under the microscope

New research looks at how the Inuit diet relates to bacteria in the human body.

Trina Roache
APTN National News
You are what you eat and, apparently, that saying is true on a microscopic level.

New research is looking at how the Inuit diet is related to bacteria in the human body.

It also looks at why traditional food is vital to Inuit health.

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Trina Roache brings 18 years of journalistic experience to APTN Investigates. A member of the Glooscap First Nation in unceded Mi’kmaw territory, Trina has covered Indigenous issues from politics to land protection, treaty rights and more. In 2014, Trina won the Journalists for Human Rights/CAJ award for her series on Jordan’s Principle. She was nominated again in 2017 for a series on healthcare issues in the remote Labrador community of Black Tickle. Trina’s favorite placed is behind the camera, and is honoured when the people living the story, trust her to tell it.