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20304 W. White Tank Mountain Road
Waddell, AZ 85376 United States
602-652-3000 http://mcldaz.org/custom/branches/whitetank.aspx

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November 2017

Grand Foods of the Grand Canyon State: Traditional Foods of the Tribes of the Southwest – Waddell

November 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
White Tank Library, 20304 W. White Tank Mountain Road
Waddell, AZ 85376 United States
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The ethnobotanical story of the Southwest begins with the plant knowledge the people have inherited from their ancestors who lived entirely off the land. The nutritional values of many wild foods are only recently gaining attention of western dietitians.  These foods however, have long been known by local Tribes for their nutritional and medicinal value.  So called “superfoods” are those foods which contain high amounts of phytonutrients and antioxidants.  Such foods can in some cases reduce the risk of chronic…

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