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Mineral requirements for military personnel : levels needed for cognitive and physical performance during garrison training / Committee on Mineral Requirements for Cognitive and Physical Performance of Military Personnel, Committee on Military Nutrition Research, Food and Nutrition Board.

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Subject: Operational rations (Military supplies) > United States.
Soldiers > Nutrition > Requirements > United States.
Minerals in human nutrition > United States.
Stress (Physiology) > Nutritional aspects.
Genre: Electronic books.
Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 0309657903
  • ISBN: 9780309657907
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xv, 496 pages) : illustrations, charts (some color)
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, ©2006.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Military dietary reference intakes: process to establish, uses, and delivery methods -- Mineral recommendations for military performance -- Research needs -- Answers to the military's questions -- Appendixes -- Workshop agenda -- Workshop papers -- Introduction to combat rations -- Concerns about the effects of military environments on mineral metabolism and consequences of marginal deficiencies to performance / Karl E. Friedl -- Derivation of the military dietary reference intakes and the mineral content of military rations / Carol J. Baker-Fulco -- Mineral metabolism -- Bioavailability of iron, zinc, and copper as influenced by host and dietary factors / Janet R. Hunt -- Functional metabolism of copper, zinc, and iron / Cathy W. Levenson -- Absorption mechanisms, bioavailability, and metabolism of calcium and magnesium / Connie M. Weaver -- Drinking water as a source of mineral nutrition / Gerald F. Combs, Jr. -- Assessment of zinc, copper, and magnesium status: current approaches and promising new directions / Carl L. Keen, Janet Y. Uriu-Adams -- Stress factors affect homeostasis -- Environmental stressors during military operations / Robert Carter, III, Samuel Cheuvront, Andrew J. Young, Michael N. Sawka -- Mineral sweat losses during exercise / Emily M. Haymes -- Stress factors affecting homeostasis: weight loss and mineral status / Steven B. Heymsfield -- Protein turnover and mineral metabolism / Henry C. Lukaski -- Minerals and the immune systems -- Physical activity and tyrosine supplementation: two effective interventions against stress-induced immunosuppression / Monka Fleshner -- Mineral intake needs and infectious diseases / Davidson H. Hamer -- Copper, zinc, and immunity / Susan S. Percival -- Impact of nutritional deficiencies and psychological stress on the innate immune response and viral pathogenesis / John F. Sheridan, Patricia A. Sheridan, Melinda A. Beck -- Injury and optimization of recovery -- The influence of minerals on muscle injury and recovery / Joseph G. Cannon -- Physical activity and nutrition: effects on bone turnover, bone mass, and stress fracture / Jeri W. Nieves -- Minerals and cognition and behavior -- Evaluating nutritional effects on cognitive function in warfighters: lessons learned / Harris R. Lieberman -- Iron and cognitive performance / John L. Beard, Laura E. Murray-Kolb -- Zinc and other mineral nutrients required for cognitive function and behavior in military personnel / James G. Penland -- Minerals and physical performance -- Zinc, magnesium, and copper requirements and exercise / Henry C. Lukaski -- The effects of iron deficiency on physical performance / Jere D. Haas.
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