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The exceptional demands placed on military personnel make good nutrition crucial. HPRC provides information on nutrition that is based on solid research. If you can't find the answer to your Nutrition question in our resources, click the button below.

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Nutrition Resources

ABCs of Nutrition

From recommended daily allowances to the rules about ingredient labels, here's where you can find information about what to eat and how to know what's in it.

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Performance Nutrition

Go beyond the basics and learn about specific nutrition topics geared towards enhancing the Warfighter’s performance during workouts, training, and missions.

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Fighting Weight Strategies

Weight-management and healthy-eating resources for all Armed Services.

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Family Nutrition

Nutrition basics for you and your family.

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Combat Rations Database

An interactive website with up-to-date nutritional information on individual combat ration menus and individual food components packed inside them.

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Go for Green®

A DoD-approved program designed to assist the military community in making nutritionally-sound food choices. For Warfighters, leaders, healthcare and food-service professionals.

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Nutrition News

How much protein do I need?
Find out how much protein is suggested for different activity levels.
Fuel your adolescent athlete for optimal performance
Fall sports are under way for many adolescent athletes. Help your teen gain the edge by knowing what he or she should eat and drink.
FDA’s warning on caffeine powder
FDA issues a warning about caffeine powder and advises consumers to avoid powdered pure caffeine.
Omega-3 fatty acids in food
What is the best source of omega-3 fatty acids besides salmon?
Performance Triad app – (down)load and go!
The new Performance Triad app provides important information on sleep, activity, and nutrition to help you stay ready and resilient.

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