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S2 Ep12: The Roots of 'Ulu | Preview

  • Aired: 05/15/2017
  • 00:30
  • Rating: NR
1700 years ago, seafaring Polynesians brought 'ulu or breadfruit to Hawaii. It was a staple of the native cuisine for generations – until Western contact brought hamburgers and french fries, and diabetes and obesity. Could a return to traditional foods reverse these trends? Many islanders believe it can: "Our foods have mana," they say, using the Hawaiian word for spiritual energy & healing power.
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Once a staple of native Hawaiian cuisine, can a return to 'ulu reverse diabetes & obesity?
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