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Title 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
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 496 pages) : illustrations, charts (some color)
Contents 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Minerals in human nutrition -- United States.
Operational rations (Military supplies) -- United States.
Soldiers -- Nutrition -- Requirements -- United States.
Stress (Physiology) -- Nutritional aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Military Nutrition Research.
Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Mineral Requirements for Cognitive and Physical Performance of Military Personnel.
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.). Food and Nutrition Board.
LC no. 2006016731
ISBN 0309657903 (electronic bk.)
9780309657907 (electronic bk.)