Accession Number:

ADA371810

Title:

Nutrition for Health and Performance, 2000: Nutritional Guidance for Military Operations in Temperate and Extreme Environments.

Descriptive Note:

Technical Note

Corporate Author:

ARMY RESEARCH INST OF ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE NATICK MA

Report Date:

1999-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

85.0

Abstract:

The technical note, Nutrition for Health and Performance, 2000 Nutritional Guidance for Military Operations in Temperate and Extreme Environments, 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 content and fortification, and ration composition. In addition, nutritional guidance is provided for specific military scenarios heat, cold, and altitude as well as temperate environments. Specific guidance on intake of fluids in all military operations and under various environmental conditions is provided. Additional chapters and appendices discuss the use of supplements and the function and sources of nutrients.

Subject Categories:

  • Ecology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE