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Where are the current MDRI's adapted from? From the FNB’s Recommended Dietary Allowances
MDRIs are identical to recommended nutrient intakes cited in what? Food and Nutrition Board (FNB)
Who will review the MDRIs with each DRI(Dietary Reference Intake) update published, and make necessary changes to this regulation? The Surgeon General (TSG), Department of the Army (DA)
The MDRIs are intended for use by personnel involved in what? Menu development, menu evaluation, nutrition education, nutrition research, and food research and development.
The MDRIs do not reflect the nutritional needs of who? Pregnant or lactating military women nor of those individuals requiring medical nutrition therapy for conditions such as illness, injury, infection, chronic disease, and trauma.
What conditions have special nutrition requirements not covered in this regulation? When military members operate in protective clothing for prolonged periods of time.
When is there no MDRI established for a nutrient? If there is no RDA(Recommended Dietary Allowances) or DRI(Dietary Reference Intakes) for a given nutrient.
Who should serve as models to help military members, family members, and DOD employees meet recommended nutritional guidelines? The DOD installation and hospital dining facilities.
Menu design will incorporate what principles? Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the Food Guide Pyramid
The MDRIs will be met, when averaged, over what period? 5- to 10-day period
What type of rations are designed for military personnel in a wide variety of operations, in widely varied settings, for limited time periods? Operational and restricted rations
What are included in operational rations? Meal, Ready-to-Eat (MRE), T-ration, Unitized B ration, and Unitized Group Rations (UGR-A and UGR-H&S (heat and serve)
Total calories from fat should not exceed what percent of calories for operational rations? Total calories from fat should not exceed 35 percent of calories.
The MRE may be consumed as the sole ration for up to how many days? 21 days
When the MRE is the sole ration, units will provide supplements and enhancements such as? bread, milk, and fresh fruit
Some operational rations are designed for special situations. These rations provide for the increased nutritional requirements imposed by exposure to an extreme environment. This includes? The Meal, Cold Weather.
The nutritional standards for operational rations do not apply to what? restricted rations
Nutritionally incomplete rations used in certain operational scenarios, such as long-range patrol and reconnaissance, when troops are required to subsist for short periods (up to 10 days) carrying minimal weight. Restriced Rations
General Purpose,Improved (GP-I) ration containts how many calories? 1447 calories
The Food Packet, Survival, Abandon Ship ration and the Food Packet, Survival, Aircraft/Life Raft ration both contain approximately how many calories? 300 calories
Even mildly cold temperatures (32 to 57 degrees F) can increase energy requirements how much? 5 to 10 percent
No adjustment to energy requirements appears to be necessary for environmental temperatures between? 68 and 86 degrees F
Energy requirements of individuals performing extremely strenuous work in high-mountain areas may reach how many calories a day? 6,000 to 7,000
Approximately, what percent of total calories consumed should come from foods and beverages with carbohydrate sources? 50 to 55 percent
In military dining facilities, menu planners will establish menus with what percent or less of total calories from fat? 30 percent
Saturated fat should be limited to what percent of total calories per day? 10 percent
cholesterol should be limited to no more than how many milligrams(mg)/day? 300 mg
During periods of light to moderate activity in a temperate climate, an intake of how many quarts of beverage per 1,000 calories expended is a reasonable goal? 1 quart
What is the recommended water consumption for troops in warm weather? 4-6 quarts
Personnel wearing nuclear, biological, chemical clothing routinely produce how much sweat per hour? 1-2 quarts
What conditions justify the use of a carbohydrate-electrolyte beverage? when soldiers maintain continuous physical activity for periods beyond 3 hours; have poor nutritional intake or sustain an energy deficit of 1,000 calories or more per day; or when sweat loss is high and electrolytes are not adequately replaced by diet
In support of military weight control programs, each military dining facility will offer reduced calorie menus, of? 1,500 to 1,600 calories a day
Reduced calorie menus should not exceed what percent of total fat? 30 percent
Each reduced calorie meal should contain how many calories? 500 calories
Military dining facilities serving populations with high energy needs, such as initial entry trainees, will offer a menu containing how many calories per meal? 600 to 700 calories per meal (1,800 to 2,100 calories a day)
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