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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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Nutrition FAQs

HPRC answers some common questions we’ve received about nutrition for warriors and their families.

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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®

Go for Green® (G4G) is an all-service performance-nutrition initiative that improves the food environment where service members live and work. G4G prompts better food and beverage selections in order to optimize performance, readiness, and health.

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Mindful eating during the holidays
Try these helpful eating tips as you enjoy parties and family feasts this holiday season.
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Nutrition News

Raise healthy eaters—Part 2: Age-specific tips
Part 2 of HPRC’s “healthy eater” series explores age-specific tips to get your kids to eat healthy.
Raise healthy eaters—Part 1: For kids 2–18
It’s important to teach children about acceptable eating behaviors and how to control their eating impulses. In this two-part series, HPRC offers tips to help your kids eat healthy.
Nutrition for kids with ADHD
Helping your child with ADHD fuel with nutritious foods and drinks might boost his or her performance. Learn more.
Become a veggie lover!
Trying to include more veggies in your diet? Read on for clever ways to add a variety of vegetables to your healthy-eating plan.
“Winterize” your fruits and veggies
Freezing fruits and vegetables can help you save money, have fun in the kitchen, and enjoy your summertime favorites during winter. Read on for some super-simple tips.

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