Accession Number:

ADA386987

Title:

Military Strategies for Sustainment of Nutrition and Immune Function in the Field

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1999-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

705.0

Abstract:

This publication, Military Strategies for Sustainment of Nutrition and Immune Function in the Field, is the latest in a series of reports based on workshops sponsored by the Committee on Military Nutrition Research CMNR of the Food and Nutrition Board FNB, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences. Other workshops or symposia have included such topics as food components to enhance performance nutritional needs in hot, cold, and high-altitude environments body composition and physical performance nutrition and physical performance cognitive testing methodology and fluid replacement and heat stress. These workshops form part of the response that the CMNR provides to the Commander, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command USAMRMC, regarding issues brought to the committee through the Military Nutrition Division currently the Military Nutrition and Biochemical Division of the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine USARIEM at Natick, Massachusetts.

Subject Categories:

  • Food, Food Service and Nutrition
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE