We focused on consumption of caribou, beluga whale, and ringed seal because of their importance in the Inuit diet
Watt-Cloutier, who was instrumental in helping to push through the 2001 Stockholm Convention banning so-called persistent organic pollutants, which were turning up in the flesh of marine mammals that are a critical part of the Inuit diet
, is unflinching before world leaders and international forums.
DHA is an omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid found abundantly in fatty fish that is a staple of the Inuit diet
According to Gerd Mulvad and Henning Sloth Pedersen, two Greenlandic doctors, "A seventy-year old who has lived on the traditional Inuit diet
of seal and whale has coronary arteries that are just as elastic as those of a twenty-year old Dane.
The health literature notes the high quality of traditional foods frequently, but also emphasizes their decline in the Inuit diet