Tag Archives: Healthy Eating

The MRE – A Lesson in Performance Nutrition

By Jeannette Kennedy, MS, RD, senior food technologist, Combat Rations Team, Combat Feeding Directorate (CFD), Natick Soldier Research, Development & Engineering Center (NSRDEC); and Cmdr. Connie Scott, MSC, USN, DH, Health Promotion and Wellness, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center, specialty leader, Navy Dietetics You eat them when you’re deployed or in training, and some people even claim to …

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Performance Nutrition and Your Health

By Dawn Whiting, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center As National Nutrition MonthTM and Navy Nutrition Month come to a close, The Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center’s Health Promotion and Wellness (HPW) campaign wants to remind Sailors, Marines and their families to access Healthy Eating resources for tips on how to select nutrient dense, healthy food for …

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Are you at risk for heart disease? The answer may surprise you…

By Ms. Dawn Whiting, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center We all know that “lucky” person in our life … the one who can eat whatever they want and not gain an ounce. Those of us who regularly eat healthy and exercise can only watch with envy as they seem to burn off the calories from their hamburger and …

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NMCPHC: You Serve. We Protect

From Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) Health Promotion and Wellness. The mission of the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) Health Promotion and Wellness Department (HPW) is to provide innovative and evidence-based health promotion and wellness programs and services that facilitate readiness and resilience, prevent illness and injury, hasten recovery and promote lifelong healthy behaviors …

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