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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

Hemp products: Are they allowed?
Hemp is found in many food products, but what are the service policies on the use of these products?
Go for Green®: The basics
Get the scoop on DoD’s new food-identification program designed to help you optimize your nutrition.
Performance Triad update
The U.S. Army rolled out the Performance Triad a few months ago. So, what’s new?
Choose Foods First!
National Nutrition Month reminds us to choose tasty, nutrient-rich food first before you consider a dietary supplement.
National Nutrition Month® 2014
It’s the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ National Nutrition Month® again! This year’s focus is all about good taste.

All Nutrition Blog Entries