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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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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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Make no bones about it: Get enough magnesium!
Magnesium is important for healthy bones. Are you getting enough? Read more to find out how to get magnesium from food.
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Nutrition News

Reporting adverse events associated with dietary supplement use
Reporting adverse events from dietary supplement use is essential for determining the safety of available products and ingredients.
Food contamination with Listeria monocytogenes
Food contaminated with Listeria can cause a deadly infection.
Arsenic and apple juice: some answers
Recent news have reported arsenic found in apple juice but the FDA says it is safe to drink
Consider the side effects before using Apidexin.
Before trying to slim down with weight loss supplements, consider the potential side effects. Some could seriously impact your health.
Why is vitamin C good for me?
Vitamin C is essential for your body to protect itself from various sources of damage, so make sure you get the recommend daily amounts.

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