Collaborative Research to Optimize Warrior Nutrition II
Technical Report,01 Sep 2014,31 Aug 2018
Pennington Biomedical Research Center Baton Rouge United States
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The Collaborative Research to Optimize Warfighter Nutrition CROWN II grant funded research in nutrition, metabolism and human physiology to address objectives relevant to the nutritional health of military personnel. Scientists at Pennington Biomedical Research Center and the Military Nutrition Division at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine collaborated on the design, execution and analysis of 13 research projects in four focus areas 1. Metabolism and Performance. 2. Stress and Inflammation. 3. Nutrients and Resilience. 4. Healthy Eating and Behavior. The overarching objective was to discover novel strategies that promote Warfighter resilience, improve Warfighter combat readiness, and assure optimal Warfighter performance. Specifically, this project provided for the most efficient and cost-effective execution of the Department of Defense DoD objectives to ensure a healthy and fit fighting troop base, ready for deployment and resilient to the stressors of duty.
- Food, Food Service and Nutrition