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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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Eat whole grains your way
September is National Whole Grains Month! Try to eat more whole grains every day using these helpful tips.
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Nutrition News

Women’s health and dietary supplements
Military Health System has designated October as Women’s Health Awareness month. Find out how dietary supplements play a role in a women’s life.
Operation Live Well
Operation Live Well, a recently launched campaign from the Department of Defense, seeks to promote and sustain the health of service members, families, veterans, and retirees.
Consumer Reports on 10 hazards of dietary supplements
The Consumer Reports website recently posted an article outlining the potential dangers of dietary supplement products.
10 tips for healthy eating
MyPlate celebrates its one-year anniversary with healthy eating resources for consumers and health professionals.
Food safety recalls & tips at your fingertips
Alerts and recalls from FoodSafety.gov are now automatically displayed on HPRC’s Nutrition page via a new “widget.”

All Nutrition Blog Entries