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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

The family of combat rations
Combat rations feed our Warfighters around the world, offering variety and nutritious alternatives to food service facilities in a wide range of deployed and combat conditions.
What is Supplement Safety Now?
Supplement Safety Now is a public safety initiative to help consumers know if an OTC supplement is safe to use.
Omega-3 food sources
Find out what food sources contain omega-3 fatty acids.
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.
Arsenic and apple juice: some answers
Recent news have reported arsenic found in apple juice but the FDA says it is safe to drink

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