Alerts

FDA warns consumers about caffeine powder. 

FDA advises consumers to stop using any supplement products labeled as OxyElite Pro or VERSA-1. Please see the following advisories: FDA -10/08/13, FDA - 10/11/13 and CDC - 10/08/13.

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Announcements

New article on reporting side effects of supplements
Just published in The New England Journal of Medicine: A recent article brings up dietary supplement issues you need to be aware of and discusses how dietary supplement side effects could be monitored better. A PDF of the April 3rd article is available free online.

3rd International Congress on Soldiers’ Physical Performance
August 18-21, 2014
The ICSPP delivers innovative scientific programming on soldiers’ physical performance with experts from around the world.

DMAA list updated for April 2014

Fueling Performance Photo Campaign
Share photos of how you fuel your performance and be featured on our Facebook page!

Dietary supplement module
Earn continuing education credits (if eligible) for this two-hour online module.

Operation LiveWell

Performance Triad

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HPRC's human performance optimization (HPO) website is for U.S. Warfighters, their families, and those in the field of HPO who support them. The goal is Total Force Fitness: Warfighters optimized to carry out their mission as safely and effectively as possible.

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Adolescence

Nutrition Guide – Nutrition from Preconception to the Teen Years [PDF]
This Nutrition Guide from Navy Fitness presents information about nutritional needs during pregnancy, birth, infancy, childhood, and teen years. (Note that it mentions the USDA’s My Pyramid, which has since been replaced with MyPlate.)
Nutrition: Your Child and Sports Drinks [PDF]
Download this PDF from HPRC on children and sports drinks.
Fueling the Adolescent Athlete
Strategies for performing at one’s best can start early. This resource created by HPRC can help the adolescent athlete fuel his or her body for optimal performance. The table provides general guidelines for what to drink and eat before, during, and after practice or workouts.