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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®

Go for Green® (G4G) is an all-service performance-nutrition initiative that improves the food environment where service members live and work. G4G prompts better food and beverage selections in order to optimize performance, readiness, and health.

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Mindful eating during the holidays
Try these helpful eating tips as you enjoy parties and family feasts this holiday season.
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Nutrition News

Put aside the pills and powders
Think you need that dietary supplement? Think again. National Nutrition Month reminds us to choose real foods first.
It’s citrus season!
Lighten up your winter menu by including a variety of citrus. Your local grocery store is exploding with choices—go ahead and partake in the enjoyment of this winter delight!
Heart-healthy gifts show love
February is American Heart Month. Discover ways to make it healthy for your loved ones and yourself!
Find your best eating plan
You might have recently seen an athlete’s or movie star’s eating plan. Could following their diet make you a star?
New Dietary Guidelines for Americans
The 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans were recently released. They offer the government’s best advice on healthy eating. How can they help you?

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