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

Report Date:

1993-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

58.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Food, Food Service and Nutrition
  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE