Tag Archives: Nutrition

Fuel for the Future: Nutrition Tips for Each Stage in a Man’s Life

By Lieutenant Michael Kantar, U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa, Japan Clinical Dietitian Diet and nutrition are key elements in a man’s health all throughout his life. Each stage in life has its own nutritional requirements needed to keep the body running in peak form. Proper nutrition and eating right at every age will help men sail through the decades feeling great. …

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USNHO Dietitian Keeps Sailors and Marines Ready for the Fight

By Joe Andes, U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa, Japan Public Affairs Officer When it comes to mission readiness, fitness is a key component. For Marines and Sailors in the fleet, eating right and staying fit are just as important as maintaining weapons and equipment. “Active-duty members are not only expected to maintain a higher level of health and fitness compared to …

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What’s a guy to eat?

By Cmdr. Paul Allen, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Happy Men’s Health Month! Let’s talk about something we all do…eat. Food is all around us. We pass fast food places on the way to work. We take our family out. Food is everywhere and it’s easy to get. This easiness may not be very beneficial to our health. …

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Tips for Forming Preventive-Health Habits

By Sally Vickers, MS, CHES, Public Health Educator, Health Promotion and Wellness (HPW) Department, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) Much of our daily lives are set around habits, structures, and patterns. Think about it. Most of us wake up around the same time each day, eat a relatively similar breakfast, and our daily habits continue on from …

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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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