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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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Just beet it!
Never liked beets as a kid? Well, here’s a good reason to put them back on your plate.
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Nutrition News

The Nutrition Facts label: Changes coming?
The Nutrition Facts on food labels may be getting a new look. What are the proposed changes? What do you think?
Remembering on Memorial Day
Memorial Day is not only a time to remember those who have served but to remember how to serve those who do.
Got (chocolate) milk?
It’s important to replenish your body after working out. Chocolate milk provides essential nutrients and is inexpensive, easy to find, and tasty.
What is “Total Force Fitness”?
Do you know what “Total Force Fitness” is? It’s a Department of Defense model for building and maintaining health, wellness, and resilience.
Red yeast rice: A reliable remedy?
Red yeast rice is often touted as a “natural” remedy for high cholesterol. But does it work? And is it safe?

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