Accession Number : ADA261392


Title :   Nutrition for Health and Performance: Nutritional Guidance for Military Operations in Temperate and Extreme Environments


Descriptive Note : Final rept.,


Corporate Author : ARMY RESEARCH INST OF ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE NATICK MA


Personal Author(s) : Thomas, C D ; Baker-Fulco, C J ; Jones, T E ; King, N ; Jezior, D A


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a261392.pdf


Report Date : Feb 1993


Pagination or Media Count : 58


Abstract : The purpose of this report is to augment and supplement, but not replace, current military policy. It is intended as a guide and reference for U. S. military small unit commanders and NCOs. Included are descriptions of all military rations, information on ration nutrient fortification, and ration composition. In addition, nutrition guidance is provided for military operations in temperate and extreme climates, and altitude. Answers are provided for frequently encountered ration questions. Appendices contain information on garrison dining and nutrition, the Military Recommended Dietary Allowances (MRDAs), foods providing certain nutrients, common nutrition-related medical complaints with suggestions for relief, and references for further reading.... Heat, Cold, Environment, Altitude, Nutrition, Field feeding, Rations, Garrison dining, Temperate, Dehydration.


Descriptors :   *MILITARY OPERATIONS , *FOOD , ENVIRONMENTS , NUTRIENTS , CLIMATE , NUTRITION , DEHYDRATION , DINING , MILITARY RATIONS , FIELD CONDITIONS , FEEDING , GUIDANCE , MILITARY COMMANDERS , ALTITUDE


Subject Categories : Food, Food Service and Nutrition
      Military Forces and Organizations
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE