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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.

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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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Nutrition Tools

Calculate Your Estimated Daily Energy Requirements [Excel]
Download this interactive Excel spreadsheet to help you calculate your total daily energy needs.
Calculate the Calories in Your Food [Excel]
Download this interactive Excel spreadsheet to help you calculate the percentage of calories you get from carbohydrates, protein, fat, and alcohol.
Protein Test
Download this interactive Excel spreadsheet to take a quiz about the different aspects of protein. See how much you know!
Calculate Your Protein Needs [Excel]
Protein needs vary, based on your weight and activity level. Find out how much protein you need for optimal performance.
Calculating Daily Carbohydrate Needs [Excel]
Carbohydrate needs vary, depending on your weight and activity level. Find out how much carbohydrate you need for optimal performance.
Mission Nutrition—Figure Out Your Nutrition Requirements
Warfighters have different needs when engaged in high-intensity training or combat missions. Find out how to fuel your body under these unique circumstances.
Calculate Your Carbohydrate Needs Before and After Exercise [Excel]
Carbohydrates are the appropriate fuel for endurance and strength activities, so it’s important to fuel up before and after working out. Determine your pre- and post-workout needs with this calculator.
Calculate Your BMI
This online calculator from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute will calculate your BMI (Body Mass Index) from your height and weight.
Determine How Many Fruits and Vegetables You Need Each Day
This online calculator from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention helps you determine how many fruits and vegetables you need each day for optimal health. Just enter your age, sex, and physical activity level for personalized results.
Calculate Your Daily Nutrient Requirements
This tool for healthcare providers doing dietary planning is based on the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs).
USDA Calorie Counter
This online tool provides basic nutritional information from the USDA National Nutrient Database for nearly 8,000 common foods.
Navy Operational Fitness and Fueling Series: Virtual Meal Builder
The Navy Operational Fitness and Fueling Series (NOFFS) helps make it easy to stay fit with this daily menu planner.
My Fats Translator
This online calculator from the American Heart Association can help you determine how many calories and fats you should eat for optimal heart health.