Nutritional Needs In Cold And In High-Altitude Environments: Applications for Military Personnel in Field Operations

Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 1996.


This book reviews the research pertaining to nutrient requirements for working in cold or in high-altitude environments and states recommendations regarding the application of this information to military operational rations. It addresses whether, aside from increased energy demands, cold or high-altitude environments elicit an increased demand or requirement for specific nutrients, and whether performance in cold or high-altitude environments can be enhanced by the provision of increased amounts of specific nutrients.


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