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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.

Performance Nutrition

Go beyond the basics and learn about specific nutrition topics geared towards enhancing the Warfighter’s performance during workouts, training, and missions.

Fighting Weight Strategies

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

Nutrition FAQs

HPRC answers some common questions we’ve received about nutrition for warriors and their families.

Family Nutrition

Nutrition basics for you and your family.

Combat Rations Database

An interactive website with up-to-date nutritional information on individual combat ration menus and individual food components packed inside them.

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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Make your meals a veggie victory
Learn ways to give your meal a nutrient-packed punch by increasing your veggie intake.

Nutrition News

Food safety recalls & tips at your fingertips
Alerts and recalls from are now automatically displayed on HPRC’s Nutrition page via a new “widget.”
Know your cholesterol numbers
Do you know what your HDL and LDL numbers are?
Introducing OPSS: Operation Supplement Safety
Watch for new educational materials about how to determine if a dietary supplement is relatively safe or not.
New One Shot One Kill materials now available online
New program materials for the One Shot One Kill (OSOK) performance enhancement program are now available on HPRC’s website!
Dietary supplements: What’s in them for you?
HPRC’s new Dietary Supplement Classification System offers information to help you decide whether a dietary supplement can help you reach your performance goals or whether it may have side effects you want to avoid.

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