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Nutrition Resources

Questions from the Field

Articles researched and written by nutrition experts at HPRC on topics you asked about.

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Tools, Apps, & Videos

These online calculators, apps for your mobile devices, videos, and more can help you make healthy nutrition choices.

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The Basics

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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Guides and Publications

How to eat for peak performance.

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Fighting Weight Strategies

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

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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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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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The kitchen can be hectic during the holidays. Here are some helpful tips to keep your food, your family, and your holiday guests safe.
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Nutrition News

Ode to olive oil
Learn more about this versatile, tasty, healthy fat.
Do you need to be gluten-free?
Get the facts about gluten sensitivities and gluten-free diets. Learn which foods are safe and which ones should be avoided.
Personalizing Go for Green®: How to meet your needs
No two Warfighters’ nutritional needs are the same, and your own needs may change from time to time too. Learn how to personalize Go for Green® to meet your needs.
Cleansing programs: Friend or foe?
Are internal cleansing programs safe and effective for the Warfighter? Learn the facts.
Hemp products: Are they allowed?
Hemp is found in many food products, but what are the service policies on the use of these products?

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