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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

Check out Performance Triad’s new materials
Looking for information to help optimize your sleep, activity, and nutrition? Check out the new materials posted by the Army Public Health Command.
New ComRaD tool exposes rations' nutrition
Check out the new interactive Combat Rations Database (ComRaD) for nutrition information on military combat rations.
National Nutrition Month® 2015
It’s that time of year again! Celebrate the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ National Nutrition Month® and take a “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle.”
To juice or not to juice?
Should you be juicing? It seems everyone else is. Learn more about this popular trend.
Disordered eating
“Disordered eating” refers to eating foods or having eating patterns that can have serious nutritional consequences for the Warfighter, spouse, child, or other family member.

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