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Explore All American Indian/Alaska Native Foods In Our Nutrition Tool

In this category you will find Native American foods, alaska native foods and their nutritional profiles.

Native American food:

Native American food is recognized by its use of indigenous domesticated and wild food ingredients. Some of the most important Native American crops are corn, beans, squash, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, peanuts and avocados.

Alaska Native food:

Alaska Native traditional foods and the harvesting activities required to obtain them, have shown to be beneficial to human health. Alaska native cuisine consists of nutrient-dense foods such as seal, fish like salmon, and moose.

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37 American Indian/Alaska Native Foods That Rank Top Three For Any Nutrient Compared to All Foods

This table shows all of the foods in the food category american indian/alaska native foods that rank top 3 for any nutrient when compared to all foods in our Nutrition Tool.

You can click on a food name for a nutritional profile of that food or a nutrient to explore other foods with that nutrient.

Bearded Seal OilNutrientRank
(Oogruk, Alaska Native)
Kcal (Energy)3
(Oogruk, Alaska Native)
Eicosatetraenoic Acid, ETA (20:4)2
(Oogruk, Alaska Native)
Eicosatrienoic Acid (20:3)2
(Oogruk, Alaska Native)
Heneicosapentaenoic Acid (21:5)1
(Oogruk, Alaska Native)
KJ (Energy)2
(Oogruk, Alaska Native)
Docosahexaenoic Acid, DHA (22:6 n-3)2
(Oogruk, Alaska Native)
Myristoleic Acid (14:1)3
(Oogruk, Alaska Native)
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)2
(Oogruk, Alaska Native)
Docosapentaenoic Acid, DPA (22:5 n-3)1
(Oogruk, Alaska Native)
Adrenic Acid, AdA (22:4)1
Beluga OilNutrientRank
(Whale, Alaska Native)
KJ (Energy)1
(Whale, Alaska Native)
Myristoleic Acid (14:1)1
(Whale, Alaska Native)
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)1
(Whale, Alaska Native)
Adrenic Acid, AdA (22:4)2
(Whale, Alaska Native)
Kcal (Energy)2
(Whale, Alaska Native)
Total Lipid (Fat)1
(Whale, Alaska Native)
Heneicosapentaenoic Acid (21:5)3
Braised Moose LiverNutrientRank
(Alaska Native)
Vitamin A (IU)2
Dried AgaveNutrientRank
(Southwest)
Fructose2
Dried Bearded SealNutrientRank
(Oogruk, Meat, Alaska Native)
Lysine1
(Oogruk, Meat, Alaska Native)
Histidine2
Dried Beluga Whale MeatNutrientRank
Lysine2
Histidine1
Dried Yellow Pond Lily SeedsNutrientRank
(Klamath, Wocas, Oregon)
beta-Tocopherol3
Raw Coho SalmonNutrientRank
(Alaska Native, Silver, Fish)
Arachidonic Acid (20:4 n-6)1
Spotted Seal OilNutrientRank
(Alaska Native)
Paullinic Acid (20:1)1
(Alaska Native)
Heneicosapentaenoic Acid (21:5)2
(Alaska Native)
Docosapentaenoic Acid, DPA (22:5 n-3)3
(Alaska Native)
Adrenic Acid, AdA (22:4)2
Steller Sea LionNutrientRank
(Liver, Alaska Native)
Selenium2
(Meat With Fat, Alaska Native)
Tryptophan1
Walrus OilNutrientRank
(Alaska Native)
Total Lipid (Fat)1
(Alaska Native)
Kcal (Energy)2
(Alaska Native)
KJ (Energy)1
Whale OilNutrientRank
(Bowhead, Alaska Native)
KJ (Energy)1
(Bowhead, Alaska Native)
Total Lipid (Fat)1
(Bowhead, Alaska Native)
Kcal (Energy)2
fig 1. List of american indian/alaska native foods that rank top 3 for any nutrient compared to all foods in our Nutrition Tool

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