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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®

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 for kids with ADHD
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Nutrition News

Healthy twists on frozen treats
Does the thought of a frozen treat make you feel like a kid again? Start a new warm-weather tradition and make these easy treats with your friends and family!
Back-to-school ABCs for Total Family Fitness
School starts soon! Find out how to make a Total Family Fitness transition back to school this fall.
Can Olympians motivate your eating?
Many of us will be glued to our TVs, watching the Olympic Games over the next several days. What can we learn about nourishing our bodies from these elite athletes?
Fueling your adolescent athlete
Heat, humidity, and tough workouts can all be a part of your adolescent’s sports training program. Learn how proper nutrition and hydration help them play well.
The buzz on caffeinated gum
Can caffeinated gum improve performance in Warfighters?

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