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Nutrition Resources

Questions from the Field

Articles researched and written by nutrition experts at HPRC on topics you asked about.

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Tools, Apps, & Videos

These online calculators, apps for your mobile devices, videos, and more can help you make healthy nutrition choices.

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The Basics

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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Guides and Publications

How to eat for peak performance.

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Fighting Weight Strategies

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

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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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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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The Female Athlete Triad isn’t talked about often, but it still affects many girls and women. Learn about how this condition ultimately affects performance.
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Nutrition News

A holistic approach to performance
Check out the customizable “One Shot One Kill” (OSOK) performance enhancement program to jumpstart your performance.
Your Body Mass Index – know what it is
The Body Mass Index is an estimate of body fat—and a tool to help you evaluate your health status.
How do I know if I’ve had an adverse event?
Know the signs of an adverse event and how to report this important information.
To juice or not to juice?
Should you be juicing? It seems everyone else is. Learn more about this popular trend.
Got lactose (intolerance)?
Lactose intolerance can really put a damper on performance. What is it and what are some tips to handle this condition?

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